Gov. Malloy Vetoes Tree Liability Bill, Signs Good Tree Mgt + State Lands Protection Bills

By Eric Hammerling

Great news!  In response to many calls and emails from CFPA supporters and partners, Governor Malloy has vetoed HB 5220, a poorly crafted bill that could have pitted neighbors against each other in litigious squabbles over trees.  We will work with the Governor and legislators to come up with a better solution in the future than was proposed in this bill.

IT’S NOT SAFER INDOORS: Naming and Dealing with Risks in Nature

By Lori Paradis Brant

“Unlike television, nature does not steal time, it amplifies it. Nature offers healing…
reinterprets fantasies…inspires creativity. In nature, a child finds freedom, fantasy, and privacy…”

—Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder

Children's Programs

two young girls on trail


Calling all Kid Conservationists! Feeling blue about the state of the environment? Interested in taking action for Connecticut's wildlife, land, and natural resources?

Thank you Community Foundation of Middlesex County!

The Community Foundation is supporting CFPA’s website upgrade with a $3000 grant. The upgrade offers capabilities that will allow CFPA to better serve the community.

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