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Landmark Legislation to Ensure Long-Term Stability of The Last Green Valley

January 30, 2023

President Joe Biden recently signed into law the National Heritage Area Act (S. 1942), continuing overwhelming bipartisan support of the National Heritage Area program. The Act ensures the National Park Service will continue working with The Last Green Valley and other national heritage areas for…

Keep an “Eye” Out 2/11 and Tour Optical Heritage with TLGV

January 29, 2023

Join us in the “Eye of the Commonwealth” for an interesting private tour! TLGV Adventure: Tour the Optical Heritage Museum 2/11/2023 @ 10:00 am 12 Crane St., Southbridge, MA Registration required, email bill@tlgv.org or call 860-774-3300. Join TLGV and Optical Heritage Museum Executive Director Dick…

Family Fun Program 2/26 with Trees & TLGV

January 28, 2023

Join us for a free, interesting family adventure the last Sunday of February! Acorn Adventure for Families: Every Tree for Itself 2/26/2023 @ 1:00 pm Goodwin State Forest, Potter Rd., Hampton, CT Registration required, email bill@tlgv.org or call 860-774-3300. Trees are all around us here…

The Value of Forest Management Presentation 2/21

January 27, 2023

Join ECFLA and TLGV for an important, paneled conversation on woodlands conservation. Learning More About Your Woods: The Value of a Forest Management Plan 2/21/2023 @ 7:00 pm Virtual Registration required, email bill@tlgv.org or call 860-774-3300. How Healthy are your woods? Can they bounce back…

Farm Energy Workshop 2/1

January 26, 2023

Join TLGV and a variety of partners to learn more about farm energy options. CT Farm Energy Workshop 2/1/2023 @ 3:30 pm 218 Day Rd., Pomfret Center, CT Register by visiting this link. Energy costs are rising! Farmers interested in learning more about what programs…

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NEW DATE: 1/28 Acorn Adventure for Families moved to 1/29

January 26, 2023

Join us for a fun Eagle Month program! Acorn Adventure for Families: Eagle Eyes with Horizon Wings Norwich Harbor, Brown Park, Gazebo, 100 Chelsea Harbor Dr., Norwich, CT Sunday 1/29/23 at 10:00 am *note – new date, same time* Children and their families are invited…

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Celebrate Eagle Month and Join Us for January 2023 Programs

January 26, 2023

Help us ring in the new year and join us for some fun Eagle Month programs! Soaring Over the Last Green Valley: A Walk to See Bald Eagles Quinebaug Valley State Trout Hatchery, Trout Hatchery Rd, Central Village, CT Saturday 1/14/23 at 10:00 am Repeats…

An Outdoor Adventure with Ranger Bill – Pixie Falls January 2023

January 5, 2023

If you’re looking for a nice winter hike to a unique location let me suggest the Blue-Blazed Nipmuck Trail in Ashford to Pixie Falls. The falls are created by Boston Hollow Road Brook as it drops about 40 feet in elevation, tumbling around rocks and…

Exploring January: Bald Eagle Month in The Last Green Valley

January 3, 2023

“The solstice past, the year tends toward Spring. But you would never know it. The old saying, ‘days lengthen, cold strengthens,’ is proved in January,” writes Hal Borland in “Beyond Your Doorstep: A Handbook to the Country.” Happy New Year The solstice Dec. 21 was…