A member-based nonprofit. Connecting people to the land since 1895.
  • CFPA is hosting several public meetings on Forests and Climate Change that are taking place between January - June, 2020. If you would like to be "in the room where it happens," you can attend in person, or join remotely.
  • Since 1897, CFPA has published a set of recommendations annually on Connecticut's forests, parks, trails, and other conservation issues. Learn what CFPA is fighting for at the State Legislature here.
  • On March 9th, you can eat delicious fresh seafood for lunch and/or dinner at the Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant in East Lyme, and support CFPA's mission at the same time.
  • Ed Richardson, the Tree Man, passed away on 12/19/19 at the age of 95 (1924 - 2019). In November, he was recognized for his many years of dedication to identifying and mapping notable trees in Hartford. He will be sorely missed.
  • Pete Mezzetti at the Mic
    We are pleased to announce that TV and radio host Pete Mezzetti is volunteering his talents to help raise awareness about CFPA.
  • Windham Students study tadpoles at Goodwin Forest.
    Wondering what CFPA was up to in 2019? Check out some of the accomplishments from last year-- all thanks to dedicated supporters and volunteers like you!
  • Forests sequester 90% of the carbon that is absorbed by plants, soils, and other land-based sources. Decisions made today about Connecticut’s forests will have important implications for how we can combat climate change.
  • Support the largest outdoor Trails celebration in Connecticut by becoming a CT Trails Day Sponsor. It's good for our trails and for your business.
2018 Trail Crew on the Quinnipiac Trail.
Find out what the Volunteer Portal is, why we love it, and how to get started!
Ready, set, Go! The 2020 CT Trails Day event registration is open. Register your event by May 9, 2020!
Dennis Johnston in his 800 mile vest.
Have you heard about the Blue Trail Challenge? Meet Dennis Johnston and hear about his journey on the trails.