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  • Devil's Hopyard by Jessica Zingle-Lubee
    The Photo Contest has closed! Check out the winners and a sneak peak of the 2021 Spring Contest.
  • 2020 Forest Action Plan
    DEEP updates its Forest Action Plan every 10 years, and the opportunity for you to provide public input ends on December 11th. Learn more about the DRAFT plan and how to make public comment here.
  • Sal, CFPA's Spokes-Salamander
    Donate now to the CFPA 2020 Annual Fund and protect the forests that blue-spotted salamanders like Sal call home. Click to learn more about Sal!
  • Education Director Beth Bernard stands with members of the Community Foundation of Eastern CT and Windham Middle School Principal, Marcus Ware.
    CFPA’s 125th Annual Meeting was Tuesday, November 10th and featured Dr. Marcus Ware, Principal of Windham Middle School. Go here to see the video recording of the event.
  • After 9 public meetings, 20 presentations, and over 130 public comments, the Forests Sub-Group of the GC3 released a Final Updated Report on CT Forests and Climate on November 6th. Read it here.
  • Photo Credit: Michael Swirzewski
    Looking for a less crowded place to hike? Here are some tips and tricks from CFPA staff to help you find a safe place to get outdoors.
  • Green Fall Pond, Pachaug State Forest.
    CFPA provides COVID-19 safety tips and resources, updates on your State Parks and Forests, and links to activities you can participate in safely.
  • “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.
Check out the latest issue of CFPA's newsletter, featuring the Fall Photo Contest, an introduction to our 2020 Annual Fund, and a review of 2020's trail projects.
Learn more about CFPA's Fall Wildlife Series!
In this issue - From the Statehouse, the Calm Voice in the Storm, Conserving Ceremonial Stone Landscapes, and Seeing the Forest for the Trees, A Greener Bridgeport , and Family Time on the Trail. All this and much more!