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Ranger Marcy’s Acorn Adventures – Water Lily and Dragon Fly Art

July 1, 2015

Lily pads are hiding spots for turtles & frogs, landing pads for dragonflies, and they have their own little ecosystems surrounding them!  Explore and learn about water lilies & lily pads and what goes on over and under them with Ranger Marcy on Sunday, July […]

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The Night Sky Over The Last Green Valley

July 1, 2015

On Tuesday, August 18, from 8 – 11 pm, join us as Astronomer Geoff McLean and members of the Thames Amateur Astronomical Society share with us the wonders of The Last Green Valley dark night sky. Geoff will set up in a dark field near […]

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Walktober Paddle with Chief Ranger Bill, photo by L. Bruinooge

Paddle The Quinebaug River National Recreation Water Trail

July 1, 2015

On Tuesday, July 21, from 5:30 – 7 pm, join Join Chief Ranger Bill and the Water Trails Steering Committee for an evening paddle on the Quinebaug River in Brooklyn. This is an easy, family-friendly stretch of river with wonderful wildlife viewing. We’ll paddle upstream […]

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June Quiz Winner

July 1, 2015

Kat from Putnam is this month’s quiz winner – she knew that Roseland Cottage in Woodstock, CT, is one six locations in the National Heritage Corridor where you can have your National Park Passport stamped.  The other locations are the Norwich Heritage and Visitor’s Center […]

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Small Grant Round for Historic and Cultural Resources

June 25, 2015

TLGV is pleased to announce a small grant round for projects that preserve, interpret, promote, or market historical and cultural resources. TLGV encourages projects that use digital technology, social media, or creative and innovative approaches to bring stories from The Last Green Valley to life. […]

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Get Your National Park Passport Stamped!

June 10, 2015

The Last Green Valley, Inc. is excited to announce three new locations where you can have your National Park Passport stamped in the National Heritage Corridor. The newest locations are: Roseland Cottage, located at 556 Route 169 in Woodstock, CT; Norwich Heritage and Visitor’s Center, […]

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Putnam Bank Supports The Last Green Valley’s Acorn Adventures and Walktober

June 10, 2015

Putnam Bank has donated $1,000 to The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) in support of its new Acorn Adventure Program for kids and their families to get outside and explore. With Putnam Bank’s support, TLGV’s Ranger Marcy leads monthly programs in search of tadpoles, trout, […]

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May Quiz Winner

June 8, 2015

Congratulations to Celeste S., who correctly answered the May Quiz question, “In which State Park can you see wonderful scenic views from Carpenter Rocks? ”  She knew that Wells State Park, in Sturbridge, MA, is the correct location.  Check out our new Explore Guide to […]

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Explore! Outdoor, Indoor, and Around Town Adventures

May 11, 2015

Are you a modern day Explorer? You can be! Discover the natural beauty of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor in the all new Explore!, a comprehensive Guide to Outdoor, Indoor, and Around Town Adventures. Find wonder in the waterfalls, the fishing holes, the […]

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