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Join us 11/2 for a TLGV Birthday Bash!

September 28, 2022

Join The Last Green Valley on Wednesday 11/2 at 6pm to celebrate the 28th birthday of the National Heritage Corridor! We’ll enjoy each other’s company and have fun with games and activities too during the evening at the new location of Black Pond Brews in…

Walktober Cancellations & Changes!

September 28, 2022

Walktober Calendar Updates Please check the online calendar often for additions, changes and cancellations. Click here for the full calendar. Walktober #47 ON 9/22 is CANCELLED due to the weather Walktober #85 on 10/2 @ 10 am and 2 pm is CANCELLED. The following Walktober…

Our Fall Season Migration Has Begun

September 27, 2022

I first heard them on Monday, September 12th, the unmistakable cacophony of Canada geese heading south, their honking calls urging them onward. I watched as the tightly gathered, V-shaped aerial squadron sliced through the sky and out of sight. I am not sure if this…

Walktober 2022

Walktober Is Here!

September 21, 2022

Welcome to the 32nd annual Walktober in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. You’ll find more than 200 unique opportunities to experience the wonders of one of the nation’s oldest National Heritage Corridors, with history, farm fresh foods and natural beauty throughout. Walktober is…

Invasive Apple Snails

September 20, 2022

Don’t let the title of this column fool you. Despite the title of apple snails, I am not sharing the latest escargot recipe offered up at a fancy restaurant here in The Last Green Valley. Today’s column is about a recently discovered invasive species –…

Request for Proposals for Market Research and Needs Assessments

September 15, 2022

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) has issued two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) seeking the services of consultants with expertise in developing and implementing needs assessments for non-profits and municipal boards, and with expertise in developing and implementing visitor surveys and conducting market research in…

Here comes Walktober in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor

September 13, 2022

Here comes Walktober! “I return with tautness gone, with delight in simple things heightened, with a sense of health and sanity and well-being. I feel more calm, more capable. I have been in contact with the enduring and the real. Cares have shrunk to proper…

Exploring September in The Last Green Valley

September 6, 2022

“In summer we lay up a stock of experiences for winter, as the squirrel of nuts, – something for conversation in winter evenings. I love to think then of the more distant walks I took in summer.” Henry David Thoreau Welcome to the last month…

The Mournful Call of the Eastern Screech-Owl

August 30, 2022

The sound was unmistakable and led me outdoors to face the thick woods across the road. In the advancing twilight the sound pierced the darkness again, and then again. The ghostly mournful wail, best described as a lonely whinny with “tremulous” descending pitch, could only…