June a Busy Month for Nature and TLGV Rangers

June 11, 2018

“The big surge of green is past. Now there will be several weeks of urgent growth before the Midsummer lull when that growth will be […]


Last Call for Walktober Leaders!

May 23, 2018

Fall may seem like a long way away, but here in The Last Green Valley, we’re already gearing up for the 28th Annual Walktober. As […]


Join Poquetanuck Cove Paddle on June 2

May 22, 2018

Explore Poquetanuck Cove June 2 with the Thames River Basin Partnership. Poquetanuck Cove is a two-mile long brackish water tidal cove of the Thames River […]


Ranger Bill to Lead Member Hike

May 21, 2018

Chief Ranger Bill Reid will be leading a hike on the Nipmuck Trail as part of CT Trails Day, June 2. The hike will be […]


Nature’s Transformation Has Begun With Winter Finally Behind Us

May 7, 2018

We are gratefully sliding from April into May. Frankly, I am happy to see April headed toward the rear-view mirror. It, along with March, was […]


Red Fox is The Ghost of The Forest

May 7, 2018

This winter, I spent several days skiing in Vermont. Several large snow storms created a canvas of fresh snow on the mountainside, and every morning […]

Acorn Adventure Feb. 2018

The Last Green Valley’s Acorn Adventure: Treasure Hunting on the Trails

March 2, 2018

TLGV is teaming up with the Girl Scouts of Connecticut on Sunday, March 25, 1-3 p.m., to hold a letterboxing Acorn Adventure  at Camp Laurel, […]


Mansfield Hollow Worth a Visit Any Time of Year

February 26, 2018

The morning of Feb. 10 was bright and sunny, with temperatures rising into the 30s and heading for the 40s. As I pulled into the […]


Winter Hike/Snowshoe with Chief Ranger Bill Reid

February 1, 2018

The Last Green Valley is hosting a winter hike, 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 10 at , Mansfield Hollow State Park, 151 Bassetts Bridge Road, […]


12 Things To Do in 2018 in The Last Green Valley

January 2, 2018

Monday is New Year’s Day and each of us will welcome 2018 in our own way. I was never one for making resolutions. As the […]


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