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TLGV Annual Meeting – July 19

July 6, 2020

You are invited to the 2020 Annual Meeting of The Last Green Valley, Inc. on Sunday, July 19, 2020, 1 – 2 pm, with an optional Guided Walk at 12 pm. The meeting will be held outdoors at Creaser Park, 100 Case Road, Coventry, CT. […]

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Sunset Member Paddle

July 6, 2020

Postponed to July 31. Come along for an enjoyable sunset paddle at West Thompson Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers Project area. We’ll gather at 6:30 pm at the boat launch and paddle up towards where the Quinebaug River enters the lake, and then around […]

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First days of summer bring backyard blooms and bugs

July 6, 2020

The first day of summer 2020 saw temperatures reaching the high-80s. A perfect, hot, lazy Saturday to stay home, tend to outdoor chores and enjoy the emerging signs of the season. Sunup to sundown found me doing some form of yard and garden work with […]

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A Rare Snake Sighting: The Northern Black Racer

June 29, 2020

Last week I was out walking the boundary line of our back pasture. I had our dog, Russell, with me, and we were along the edge of the field where brush and small saplings have sprouted in an area of about six feet  or more […]

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A Morning Birthday Walk

June 21, 2020

The older I get the less birthdays mean to me. All I wish for is a quiet day, a meal with my wife and a few friends and time for contemplation. The kids and siblings will call, and I will sing along as my sister […]

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TLGV Reopens to the Public June 15

June 15, 2020

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) will reopen its office to the public in a limited capacity starting June 15. All visitors must wear a mask and maintain a physical distance of six feet or more. Appointments are recommended as no more than half the […]

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Exploring Joshua’s Trust Allanach-Wolf and Tinkerville Brook Properties

June 11, 2020

If you are a regular reader of this column you know I’ve been visiting land trust properties in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor this spring. I’ve shared some of my finds already. Today I want to tell you about two properties owned by […]

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TLGV Awards more than $11,000 in Grants; Funds Still Available

June 4, 2020

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) has awarded more than $11,000 in a new grant program designed to help non-profits build capacity during challenging times. Funds are still available. As non-profits strive to advance their mission while not being able to offer their usual programs, […]

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We’re seeing more and more ospreys take flight

June 4, 2020

“The habits of this famed bird differ so materially from those of almost all others of its tribe that an accurate description of them cannot fail to be interesting to the student of nature.”   John James Audubon I’ll never forget the first time I saw […]

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