Mission: The connecticut forest and park association (cfpa) protects forests, parks, walking trails and open spaces for future generations connecting people to the land. Cfpa directly involves individuals and families, educators, community leaders and volunteers to enhance and defend ct's rich natural heritage.
Programs: Trail stewardship - cfpa works with volunteers to maintain the 825 miles of blue-blazed hiking trails, and coordinates trails day activities statewide.
education and publications - cfpa educates teachers and their students on using the outdoors as a classroom. Cfpa also publishes the connecticut walk book and connecticut woodlands quarterly magazine, and hosts program and event information online at www. Ctwoodlands. Org
land conservation - cfpa owns properties and holds easements to protect the conservation values of working forests and lands that host walking trails.
public policy - cfpa works with community leaders, legislators, and governmental agencies to help ensure strong environmental laws and sound public policies in connecticut.