A member-based nonprofit. Connecting people to the land since 1895.
  • Ed Richardson, the Tree Man, was recently recognized for his many years of work identifying and mapping notable trees in Hartford.
  • 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.
  • Our 2019 Volunteer Dinner was the biggest yet. Thank you to everyone who came out and helped us thank our tireless volunteers!
  • Spencer Alsup and his crew installing new signage at CFPA's Field Forest
    One local scout's project has increased the visibility of CFPA and the trails. Click the link to read more.
  • 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.
  • Keynote speaker Bill Moomaw addresses the role of forests in combating climate change at the 2019 CT Forest Forum.
  • Join us in celebrating the 2019 NET Artist-In-Residence, Marisa Williamson. Drawing on her work as a multi-media, performance artist, she has launched a project along the trail titled Monuments to Escape.
  • We've been creating and maintaining the Blue-Blazed Trails in Connecticut for 90 years. It's time to celebrate! And what better way celebrate than taking a hike. Join us for CFPA's Fall Hike Series.
Learn about the history behind CFPA's Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails and why forests are so important in mitigating the effects of climate change.
Take a tour of the projects and places our Summer Trail Crew worked this season.
CFPA Protected Properties Map
Our interactive map lets you explore our property locations & our land profiles share the story behind our protected properties including basic information like property size & public access status. Come in & explore.