Central to CFPA’s mission is to conserve forests, parks, trails, and open spaces for today, and for future generations to enjoy. We do this directly in many ways (e.g. owning land) and also partner with others to stretch limited resources together.
Protecting Forests & Trails
Forests and trails provide many benefits to you and Connecticut. Learn more here.
Protecting land for the future sometimes involves acquiring it. CFPA does this as a land trust to protect forests, parks, and trails.
Gifts to Conserve Forests and Trails
Individuals have made gifts over time to help CFPA acquire, monitor, and steward properties that protect forests, parks, and trails.
Meet Our Trail Host Heroes
The landowners who make their properties available to the public without charge are heroes. A few of these heroes are featured here.
Land Protection Options
There are many ways to protect forests and trails for future generations to enjoy. Here are the most typical.