Love working outside? Want to gain real hands-on experience in the trail conservation and outdoor recreation fields? Take on the challenge of working, traveling, and camping in a small tight-knit group in our Summer and Fall Trail Crews! Apply now.
Whole sections of some of the most beautiful trails in the state could be blocked. It could happen at any time. Donate now to the CFPA 2021 Annual Fund and keep the beautiful trails we love unbroken. Click to learn more about Blue-Blazed Forever.
Looking for a CT Certified Forester to help you plan for the future of your forest? Overwhelmed or underwhelmed by what you are finding online by yourself? CFPA provides a forestry services directory and additional resources here that should help.
CT DEEP's Recreational Trails & Greenways program held a request for proposals in Fall, 2021 for recreational trails projects statewide with $3 million in bonding. The response to the RFP was overwhelming. Learn more.
39% of DEEP's employees overall and 45% of the Environmental Protection professionals who manage Parks and Forests are likely to retire by July 1, 2022. What is DEEP going to do? Step one is to take care of seasonal workers.
“Social distancing” is a prudent way to avoid the spread of a virus, but “social isolation” indoors is a recipe for depression and anxiety, and the best antidote can be a walk in the woods on a Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail.