More than 250 adventures, led by hundreds of volunteers and organizations, has made the 27th Annual Walktober a rousing success. Together we got thousands of people out exploring The Last Green Valley! We’re already looking forward to Spring Outdoors and Walktober 2018!

Get ’em While They’re Hot!

The 2018 Explore The Last Green Valley Calendar is available for purchase! The fabulous cover shot at the right was photographed by Karyn DiBonaventure. The calendar has 12 more incredible images from local photographers. 


Start Your Holiday Shopping

It’s not too early to start thinking about holiday gift-giving. As a member of TLGV you help sustain the national heritage corridor. Consider giving the gift of membership to a loved one and allow them to enjoy, care for and pass on The Last Green Valley!


Meet A Board Member

Meet William Jobbagy, chairman of The Last Green Valley Board of Directors. Bill joined the board in 2005 and became chairman of the board from 2011 to 2012 and 2014 to the present. Bill is a retired engineer with experience in business development. He lives in Coventry where he is Vice Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Economic Development Commission. He is also a member of the Coventry Historical Society and the Coventry Village Improvement Society. Bill is an active volunteer with a passion for the outdoors and historical research. He became a member of TLGV to ensure “our children can enjoy the natural resources, heritage and opportunities in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor.”

Acorn Adventure: Fly a Kite Under a Rising Full Moon!

Sunday, Nov. 5, 1-2:30  p.m.

Lisbon Meadows Park and Trails

Route 169

Lisbon, CT

Ranger Jean will be leading the TLGV Acorn Adventure at Lisbon Meadows Park and Trails. Fall breezes make for great kite flying in Lisbon’s amazing park. There are also trails and a stream to enjoy and maybe even help Ranger Jean find some water critters!


Acorn Adventures are sponsored by Putnam Bank!

Next up: A Winter Walk, Bike Ride or Scoot Along the Quinebaug River!

When: Dec. 17, 1-2:30 p.m.

Where: The Killingly River Trail

Deep Sky Observing

Saturday, Nov. 18, 8-11 pm

Sprague Land Trust, Holton Road, Franklin, CT. Drive almost to the end of Holton Road.Parking is on the left near a mowed field.

Join TLGV Rangers Kim and Geoff for a night observing distant objects, such as galaxies, clusters of stars, Red Giants and Nebulae. If you have a telescope bring it!


Holiday Dazzle Light Parade

Sunday, November 26, 4 pm

Putnam, CT

Join us as we march in Northeast Connecticut’s biggest holiday parade! Contact Chief Ranger Bill Reid for more information!


Rangers Wanted!

TLGV Rangers are trained volunteers who support the organization by presenting information at fairs and festivals,

and conducting outreach programs

throughout the National Heritage Corridor. 

TLGV Rangers are essential to articulating

the mission, important work and membership benefits of joining TLGV – and they have fun doing it! 


The Last Green Valley is Hiring!

TLGV is seeking to hire a Development Coordinator. The position will remain posted until filled. 


Save the Date!

Historic Happenings

Dec. 9, 10 a.m.

Windham History and Textile Museum

Acorn Adventure 

Sunday, Dec. 17, 1-2:30 p.m.

Killingly River Trail

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 21, 4 p.m.

TLGV Office

Supporting The Last Green Valley is Easy

Marty’s of Dudley has offered to recycle cans and bottles and donate the proceeds to The Last Green Valley. Bring your sorted cans and bottles to Marty’s, located at 119 West Main St. Dudley, MA, between 9:30 am to 5:45 pm, Monday thru Saturday, and let the staff know you are returning them for The Last Green Valley. Marty’s will log them in and send us a check!

Office Cabinet Cleaning – Free Ink Cartridges    

The Last Green Valley has numerous new, unused HP ink cartridges available to any nonprofit partner who can use them. If they fit your printer, call to reserve and come pick them up. They are: HP 02 Light Magenta, HP 02 Light Cyan, HP 15 Black, HP 23 Tri-color, HP 45 Black, HP 57 Tri-color, and HP 78 Tri-color.