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Since its founding in 1895, CFPA has worked with legislative and community leaders at the Municipal, State, and Federal government levels to establish and protect strong conservation laws for Connecticut.

CFPA is only successful when you get involved by learning about issues and making contact with your legislators.

If you would like to become part of CFPA’s Conservation Public Policy Team, join our email list, and/or contact CFPA's Executive Director, Eric Hammerling, via (860) 346-TREE or ehammerling@ctwoodlands.org.

Since 1897, CFPA has published a set of recommendations annually on Connecticut's forests, parks, trails, and other conservation issues. Learn what CFPA is fighting for at the State Legislature here.
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?
Amending the constitution is the only way to protect Connecticut's State Parks, Forests, and other public lands from being sold, swapped, or given away without an open, public process. Take action today!
The Passport to the Parks was included in the FY 2018-19 State Budget passed by both chambers of the CT General Assembly. Find out more.
View of Heublein Tower from Auerfarm SP
A group of interested citizens has formed the Friends of Auerfarm Scenic Reserve (FASR) to promote and support public activities at Auerfarm State Park Scenic Reserve in Bloomfield. How will you get involved?
President Theodore Roosevelt on the stump
Providing testimony on bills introduced in the Legislature is one of the best ways to ensure a conservation voice will be considered on critical issues. Review the various issues on which CFPA provided testimony right here.