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TLGV Announces Team Walktober 2019

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The Last Green Valley, Inc. is pleased to announce the US Army Corps of Engineers as the 2019 Team Walktober. TLGV designates one person, or team of people, to represent the best of Walktober. The U.S. Army Corps team of Michelle Cucchi, Nicole Giles, Cathy St. Andre and Glenna Vitello […]

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Department of Conservation and Recreation Advisory: Wells State Park and Campground

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STURBRIDGE – Due to ongoing eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus concerns, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close Wells State Park and Campground on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 2:00PM to accommodate Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control spraying operations in the Town of Sturbridge which is listed as high risk level […]

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EEE Update: Southbridge at Moderate Risk, Preventative Advice Given

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SOUTHBRIDGE – Residents received an alert from the Town of Southbridge at 6 p.m. Wednesday, September describing the risk of Eastern Equine Encephelitis (EEE) in town to be “moderate” and providing risk management advice from State and local authorities. Risk categories for EEE are remote, low, moderate, high, and critical. […]

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State public health officials announce four confirmed cases of EEE in horses

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Brookfield identified as one of four locations with identified EEE virus infection in horses. Risk level in Brookfield raised to critical; risk level in Sturbridge, Brimfield, East Brookfield, West Brookfield raised to high. BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that laboratory testing has confirmed four new cases […]

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The Last Green Valley Asks for “Citizen Scientists” to Volunteer

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Help Improve Water Quality in The Last Green Valley Join The Last Green Valley’s Water Quality Monitoring team and become a citizen scientist. Jean Pillo, Water Quality Monitoring Coordinator for TLGV, is hosting a training on Riffle Bioassessment Water Quality Monitoring. Hundreds of water quality monitoring volunteers work throughout The […]