Exploring The Last Green Valley: Crows bring ‘murder’ to our neighborhoods

July 21, 2019

I think we have a family of crows nesting in our neighborhood. Perhaps they have a nest in the thick woods between our house and […]

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Exploring The Last Green Valley: We must preserve the region’s farmland

July 14, 2019

What do 18 farms within six towns in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor all have in common? Each has been protected from development […]

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Member Program: The Plight of the Bobolinks

July 8, 2019

7-8:30 pm, July 31, 205 Roseland Park Rd. Woodstock, CT. Bobolinks arrive in Connecticut after having migrated 5,000 to 6,000 miles from their wintering grounds […]

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TLGV Acorn Adventure with Horizon Wings

July 8, 2019

10 -11:30 a.m., July 20, 9 Sand Hill Road, Ashford, CT. Tour the Horizon Wings Raptor Rehabilitation facility and meet the raptors. We’ll meet all […]

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Exploring The Last Green Valley: Shagbark hickory a beautiful and useful tree

July 8, 2019

We have several hickory trees in our neighborhood, but the one I appreciate the most stands by the stone wall bordering the back pasture. At […]

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Exploring The Last Green Valley: Fireflies are our living fireworks

July 2, 2019

“Fireflies create a magic that transcends time and space. Their resplendent displays change ordinary landscapes into places ethereal and otherworldly.” — Sara Lewis, “Silent Sparks: […]

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TLGV Launches $50,000 Community Enrichment Grant Program

June 28, 2019

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is pleased offer its largest grant program in almost a decade. TLGV’s new Community Enrichment Grant Program will fund […]

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Exploring The Last Green Valley: Gray tree frogs produce nightly lullabies

June 23, 2019

It was a chilly, sunny autumn morning when I discovered a frog in the grass below a maple tree in my yard. The cool weather […]

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Exploring The Last Green Valley: We can help protect our pollinators

June 16, 2019

I am pretty sure my neighbors drive by our house and wonder when we’re going to mow the lawn. The fact is, we care more […]

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Exploring The Last Green Valley: Lady’s slipper a beautiful forest addition

June 9, 2019

One recent morning, I ventured over to Old Furnace State Park in Killingly for a hike. The park is less than 10 miles from my […]

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