When the National Trails System Act was enacted in 1968, a movement to protect and celebrate the nation's greatest trails was energized. But the story obviously doesn't end there, and there is so much more to do.
CT DEEP has announced that all state campgrounds will be open for the 2018 season (including those that were previously closed by budget cuts). The campgrounds fill up fast, so make your plans and reservations ASAP!
If "it's the right thing to do" isn't enough of a reason for you, your town, or your state to protect forests, parks, and trails; here are some reports on how protection benefits Connecticut's economy.
CT DEEP has just released its State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) for 2017-2022, and walking is the top activity enjoyed statewide (again). To learn more about what is in this important report, read on.
Every year since 1897, CFPA has laid out its legislative and policy recommendations for the CT General Assembly. Read this story to get an overview of our 2018 recommendations with links to additional information.