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CFPA Ramble: Frog Fridays have been expanded!

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We are happy to announce that this year we are able to increase the number of Frog Fridays available due to the addition of the Flanagan-Brown Boys as Ramble Guides leading these events. Some of these programs will be led by Everyone Outside founder and CFPA Ramble Guide Lucy Meigs and others will be led by Junior Conservation Ambassador Liam Flanagan-Brown and his brother Jack, along with their father, CFPA Ramble Guide Riley Flanagan-Brown. Below you will find a list of all the Frog Fridays offered this year with the leader information for each Ramble. 

Bring your curiosity! We will observe the amazing transformations that occur in vernal pools during several guided outings throughout the spring. Come to one outing or come to many, to see a wonderful array of creatures found in vernal pools this time of year; including frogs, salamander and frog eggs, tadpoles, salamanders, fairy shrimp, insect larvae, and more! Viewing scopes will be available. Space is limited for these very popular events therefore registration is required. Please visit www.ctwoodlands.org/frog-friday-registration-form to register.


2015 CFPA Ramble: Frog Fridays 

Date Frog Friday Leader
03/20/15 The Flanagan-Brown Boys
03/27/15 The Flanagan-Brown Boys
04/03/15 The Flanagan-Brown Boys
04/10/15 The Flanagan-Brown Boys
04/17/15 Lucy Meigs
04/24/15 The Flanagan-Brown Boys
05/01/15 Lucy Meigs
05/15/15 Lucy Meigs
05/22/15 The Flanagan-Brown Boys
06/05/15 The Flanagan-Brown Boys
06/12/15 Lucy Meigs

Registration is required for all Frog Fridays and all registrants will be notified of the cancellation by noon the day of the event. 

Please note there are no Frog Fridays on 05/08/15 or 05/29/15.

Participants are advised to wear boots or old shoes and clothes that are OK to get dirty as there can be muddy areas. If you have polarized sunglasses, please bring them; they are helpful to see into the water, since there are reflections. To the parents, thank you in advance for helping to keep the children out of the water. Program will be held in warm rain; Cold or steady rain cancels. Registrants will be informed of a cancellation by noon the day of the event. 


This free guided outing is co-sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and Everyone Outside.

As program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association, CFPA Rambles are intended to bring people, fun, and the outdoors together. Led by trained CFPA Ramble Guides, these FREE, engaging outings are offered on trails around the state every month throughout the year. Each CFPA Ramble is designed to show the people of Connecticut how easy and enjoyable a ramble can be and to feature the many different outdoor opportunities our state has to offer.

To prepare for a safe and enjoyable CFPA Ramble:

  1. Be ready to begin the Ramble at the scheduled start time;
  2. Bring water, snack, and your excitement;
  3. Leave pets at home (unless otherwise noted);
  4. Wear sturdy shoes; and Kids, please remember to bring your parents or caregivers.