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  • Every 5-10 years, Connecticut residents have the opportunity to help shape the future of our state's woodlands through participating in the Forest Action Plan public input process. Join a roundtable discussion and take the survey today!
  • On March 19th, there was a devastating structure fire at Silver Sands State Park. Thankfully, no one was injured, but the new upgrades at the Park scheduled to open over Memorial Day weekend will need to be rebuilt.
  • CFPA's Highlawn Forest Conservation Easement
    Have you ever thought about redirecting all the time and money you spend on technology? CFPA's Land Conservation Director recently came across a thought-provoking article that touches on how impactful that time and money can truly be.
  • Key Committee deadlines have been passed in late March with lots of issues start heating up for your forests, parks, trails, and open spaces. Get an early April update on a few key bills here.
  • Kids! Grab your shoes and your grownups - we're headed outside!
  • 90 years is a long time. 90 years of volunteers. 90 years of blazing. 90 years of outdoor advocacy. Imagine what it was like at mile one.
With over 225 FREE events on June 1st & 2nd, you might want to start planning early. Once you've made your choice, don't forget to let your event leader know you're coming as some have limits on attendance.
Because you, as a Trails Day Leader, play a vital role in making CT Trails Day the largest National Trails Day celebration in the country, come to the Leader Appreciation Summit so we can say thanks for all you do!
Registration for Connecticut's 2019 Trails Day celebration is open! Register your event by March 15 to be included in our printed CT Trails Day booklet and by May 15 to be included in the online directory of events.