A member-based nonprofit. Connecting people to the land since 1895.
  • To raise a few extra dollars for the General Fund, a provision was snuck into the State Budget that requires CT State Parks to charge sales tax to visitors who pay an admissions/parking fee. Are you kidding me?!
  • Connecticut State Capitol
    2015 was a tough budget year but there certainly were several important conservation "Vic-Trees." See how your conservation priorities fared in the 2015 CT General Assembly.
  • CFPA Forester and Board Member Tom Degnan
    Planned Giving used to be mysterious and somewhat daunting. However, an interesting shift has happened in the past decade and CFPA is a fortunate beneficiary!
  • Green frog for our Frog Friday
    For the past few years, CFPA and some special volunteers have introduced the wonders of Spring's awakenings via Frog Fridays. Find out how this year's program went.
  • CT Forestry Tour educators at a logging site in NW CT
    Nostalgic for your childhood days of summer camp? Interested in learning about forests & land? Make new friends, enjoy walks in the woods, and have lots of laughs along the way. Isn't that what summer camp is about?
  • A child enjoying a CFPA Ramble
    Looking for some summer fun? Take part in the many hiking opportunities available. Choose from a variety of guided activities or individual challenges. Come out and explore what Connecticut and CFPA has to offer.
Sign up for Run for the Woods 2015
It's time to take to the trails and Run for the WOODs! Sign up for a 5K or 10K trail run to raise funds for the organization that maintains and protects the Blue Trails. Support CFPA. Sign up NOW!
Start planning your next hiking adventure today
This online tool makes hike planning for the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System a snap. Locate trailhead parking and check out the latest trail notices here.
Teachers at Hull Forest Products
It's time again for the CT Forestry Tour! Explore sustainable forestry over 3 days of guided tours of CT forests & sawmills. Enjoy a full "forest to shelf" learning and discovering experience. Registration deadline is July 24th.