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Sorry! Registration is full for the Bald Eagle Hike – Jan. 18

January 3, 2020

Registration is closed for this ramble with Chief Ranger Bill Reid Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. around the Quinebaug Trout Hatchery, 141 Trout Hatchery Road, Central Village, CT.  This property is one of the best places to see a bald eagle in the wild, and […]

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A 2020 Bucket List of Places to Visit in The Last Green Valley

December 30, 2019

With the New Year approaching it’s goodbye 2019 and hello 2020. What will the New Year bring for you and your family here in The Last Green Valley? As I contemplate the year ahead, I like to think about the places I have not visited […]

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Smaller rivers within the Natchaug River watershed are a focus for healthy waters

December 30, 2019

Here at The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) we value our role documenting and advocating for the region’s rivers. Water from the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers, and the smaller rivers, streams and brooks that feed them, flow southward into the Thames River and Long Island […]

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Exploring Winter in The Last Green Valley

December 30, 2019

Our region’s first appreciable snowfall arrived Dec. 1. It was the first “plowable” event for local communities and town and state plows were out in force soon after flakes started to fall. Winter arrived despite the calendar indicating it is still autumn. The winter solstice […]

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TLGV Awards Community Enrichment Grants

December 12, 2019

The last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) awarded almost $60,000 in grants as part of its largest funding program in more than a decade. More than 20 organizations and communities applied for the Community Enrichment Grant Program. “The diversity and far reaching impacts of all the […]

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TLGV Awards $3,000 Grant to Oxford for Protection of Carbuncle Pond

December 12, 2019

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) has awarded the Town of Oxford a $3,000 grant from its Heritage Transaction Fund to assist in the purchase of a 1.23-acre parcel adjacent to an existing town recreation area. Oxford has made significant investments in the last two […]

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Explore The Last Green Valley Photo Contest Winners Announced

December 11, 2019

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) announces the 13 winning photos gracing its 2020 calendar.  TLGV’s “Explore the Last Green Valley” calendar for 2020 features magnificent photos of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. The coveted cover shot was taken by Richard C. Tremblay […]

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Nature’s Clean-Up Service: Appreciating the Turkey Vulture

December 11, 2019

“Vultures are homely, but they clean up all the garbage and that’s good. And they’re elegant in the sky.” — Roger Tory Peterson. Roger Tory Peterson is one of our most revered ornithologists and for decades his “Field Guide to the Birds” has been the […]

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The Winter Solstice Starry Sky – A Family-Friendly Program

December 2, 2019

Join The Last Green Valley on the Solstice as we welcome in the winter months with a celebration of our Starry Sky. Meet at 6 p.m., Dec. 21, West Thompson Dam, Overlook Shelter, 162 W. Thompson Rd, North Grosvenordale, CT. Lead Night Sky Rangers Kim […]

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