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New Officers, Board Members elected at TLGVs Annual Meeting

June 14, 2023

The Last Green Valley, Inc.’s (TLGV) membership elected a new slate of officers at the organization’s recent annual meeting. Outgoing board chairperson Myra Ambrogi led the meeting and election of new officers. The following officers were elected for two-year terms. Kent Boudreau from Union, CT,…

Migrating Marvels and Bird Identification

June 6, 2023

They returned to our forests and fields right on time. Despite the chilly temperatures in May, there can be no escaping the turn of the seasons and our annual trip around the sun. The earth warms, green leaves unfold to face the life-giving sun, and…

Killingly VoAg students monitor for stream-living critters. Photo by K. Couture.

6/25 Acorn Adventures: Critters in the Stream

June 1, 2023

1 pm on June 25, 2023 Mashamoquet State Park 276 Mashamoquet Rd., Pomfret Center, CT What lurks in the not-so-deep waters of your local stream? Critters that can tell you all about the health of the stream. Grab your wading boots and prepare to get…

6/21 TLGV Adventure: Summer Solstice Sunset Paddle

June 1, 2023

Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid for TLGV’s Annual Summer Solstice Sunset Paddle. Celebrate the solstice with an enjoyable evening paddle at Mansfield Hollow State Park and take in the first glorious sunset of summer. The area is rich with birds and other wildlife and the…

6/4 TLGV Adventure: A Hike Through History on the Nipmuck Trail

June 1, 2023

Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid for an enjoyable hike along the ancient Nipmuck Trail. This is a moderate 3-mile loop hike through exceptional forest habitat of mixes evergreen and deciduous trees. We’ll hike to the southern end of Breakneck Pond where we’ll stop to rest…

6/3 TLGV Adventure: Save the Trails – Family Friendly Forest Game

June 1, 2023

Help save the trails and stop the wicked ‘Chesterfield Plonderton’ from wrecking your woods! Join Project Imo and The Last Green Valley for a series of immersive activities for all ages. Build a faerie village, learn to identify plants and animals, create a fire, and…

Calling All Photographers! Show off Your Talent in TLGV’s 2024 Calendar

May 25, 2023

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is searching for 12 photos capturing the unique spirit of the National Heritage Corridor. The selected images will appear in the 2024 TLGV Calendar and hang proudly in businesses and homes throughout the National Heritage Corridor and beyond! Photos…

Special Donation to TLGV from Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation

May 17, 2023

The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation announced that a grant of $1,873 was awarded to The Last Green Valley on May 9 in honor of Jewett City Savings Bank’s 150th anniversary. The Last Green Valley (TLGV) is designated to protect and care for the 35-town…

Ceremonial Lithic Stonework of Southern New England

May 16, 2023

It’s nearly impossible to walk in our region’s forests and not encounter surface rocks and stones. The Laurentide Ice Sheet, the principal glacial cover of much of North America during the Pleistocene Epoch, began to melt some 20,000 years ago. By 12,000 years ago it…