A member-based nonprofit. Connecting people to the land since 1895.
Welcome to Your Map to Volunteering at CFPA!
Volunteers clearing a trail

You have taken the first step to joining an enthusiastic and fun group of people. In 2014, CFPA Volunteers dedicated over 30,000 hours, valued at over $700,000, to advocating, educating, monitoring properties, leading recreational programs, and continually improving the 825-miles of Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails.

Be sure to bookmark this page for quick access to the Volunteer Opportunity Calendar, important volunteer forms, and our Time Reporting system (links to these can be found in the three boxes at the bottom of the page).

If you ever have questions, ideas, or feedback, feel free to contact the Events and Volunteer Coordinator, Liz Fossett at lfossett@ctwoodlands.org or (860) 346-TREE. 

When most of us think of going barefoot, it's usually at the beach or by the pool, but to some hiking comes to mind. Barefoot hiker David Ellis, helps dispel some myths by leading groups of barefoot hikers during his CFPA Ramble.
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.
You've put in the time, but did you know that your employer may also donate a corresponding amount of cash in your name?
Find out what is coming up on the Volunteer Opportunities Calendar
Find all of the upcoming volunteer opportunities by visiting this calendar. New events are added throughout the year so check back often!
CFPA Volunteer Forms
This site is here to support you as a CFPA Volunteer. Please visit here to get copies of any documents or forms you may need.
Thank you for your time
We value your time. Your hours contribute to the enjoyment of woodlands and trails, demonstrate the civic engagement of CFPA volunteers, and serve as an in-kind match for some grants. Please report your hours here.