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  • Arbor Day Tree Planting with the Earth Club at Woodside Intermediate School
    Many of the businesses in Connecticut claim to be good corporate neighbors and conduct business with a "green" mentality. The folks at Burns & McDonnell set the example for all, and take it to the next level!
  • Pass on Tree Planting to the Next Generation
    Never mind “where’s Waldo?” Where’s the CFPA educators? During the week of Arbor Day, they’ll be seen scurrying around schools from Bethany to Waterford, celebrating all the wonderful things that trees have to offer.
  • Dave Leff, Chair of CFPA’s Public Policy committee, was Keynote Speaker at the recent Winslow Society Event at the LOB
    It seems absurd that Connecticut needs a Constitutional Amendment to protect state-owned conservation lands like State Parks, State Forests, Wildlife Management Areas, and state-owned agricultural lands....
  • Chris Glenney and Ted Kendziora on Glenney Easement
    It takes a special type of person to manage land for wildlife and habitat benefits, but Chris Glenney and his family are no ordinary family. Read on to find out more about the Glenneys and the great work they are doing!
  • Hiker on the Mattabesett Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail
    With over 825 miles of Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails in Connecticut, you probably don't need another reason to go for a hike. But if you do, consider taking the Blue Trails Challenge!
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.
2015 Connecticut Trails Weekend Participant Patch
Get a printed entry form or download it. Fill in the form. Choose a CT Trails Weekend event. Attend the event. Get the event leader to initial the form. Return the form to CFPA. Get an embroidered "2015 CT Trails Weekend" patch.
Participants of all ages enjoy a Great Park Pursuit - CT Trails Weekend event
Connecticut Trails Weekend often means something different to everyone. But one thing is for sure, Connecticut loves trails! If you do too, consider leading a trail event on June 6 or 7, 2015. Registration deadline is May 1st.