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  • Yes, Connecticut does have a mud season. Here are a few tips about how to deal with it.
  • The USDA Forest Service has published a report on urban forests around the nation, and makes projections for the next 50 years. How does Connecticut rank? Will our urban forests be lost?
  • Ask your Legislator to co-sponsor SJ 35 to amend the CT Constitution to better protect public lands. This is IMPORTANT, and YOU can make a difference.
  • Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act with a Hike 50 challenge - hike 50 miles on the NET during the 2018 and get a special edition 50th anniversary patch.
  • The Environment Committee is holding a public hearing on Friday, March 16th. CFPA offers tips for those offering testimony on the Passport to the Parks, Seaside State Park, and Recreational Trails Bonding.
  • There was a public hearing on March 5th before the GAE Committee on a bill that would force CT DEEP to sell Seaside State Park. Read on for an update and more info on how to oppose this bad idea.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act with a Hike 50 challenge - hike 50 miles on the NET during the 2018 and get a special edition 50th anniversary patch.
Trails Day leaders and participants gather
Trails Day is such a big success because of YOU, the leader! Let us say thanks by joining CFPA and REI at the 2018 Leader Appreciation Summit on May 10th.
IT'S BACK!!! This family-friendly event is free and open to the public on Saturday, May 12th. Details are still being finalized, but save the date.