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  • Dan Donahue, Elizabeth Schiro, Eric Hammerling, Lindsay Suhr at CFPA Headquarters.
    Special donor gives a conservation easement over the new Auerfarm State Park Scenic Preserve to ensure its protection forever.
  • The only encouraging aspect of the Governor’s biennial Budget (issued for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 budget years) is that it is hopefully not the final Budget that will be passed by the General Assembly this year.
  • You've put in the time, but did you know that your employer may also donate a corresponding amount of cash in your name?
  • 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 hike or other type of trail event on June 6 or 7, 2015.
CFPA Ramble participants get ready to hit the trail
CFPA has many dedicated volunteers who play a vital role in protecting natural resources and furthering environmental education. Thanks to the generosity of people like Lucy Meigs, Connecticut is a better place to live.
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.
Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center tree identification course
Want to learn more about nature? Visit the Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center. Jointly managed by the CT DEEP and CFPA, this unique destination offers many educational and recreational opportunities.