Camping 101: It All Starts with Fire

Unless it is pouring down rain and thunder and lightning, we still plan to host Camping 101 at the Pavilion in Matthies Grove in Peoples State Forest this Sunday from 1-3:30 p.m. There's a fireplace and lots of space there to teach you what we've planned. So please tell your friends to come and your... Continue Reading →

You Can Help Save Our Public Lands!

When you go to the vote on November 6th, Vote YES on Question 2 and help save our public lands. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE STATE PARK OR BEACH TO VISIT? Is it swimming or strolling the beach at Hammonasset? Is it bird watching at Sherwood Island? Is it hiking through Algonquin State Forest? Or fishing... Continue Reading →

2018 Annual Meeting Notes…

Our 4th Annual Meeting one for the record books. Thanks to Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee, State Senator Kevin Witkos, State Representative Bill Simanski and featured speaker Dave Sinish for joining us. Dave spoke on the Farmington River on this, the 50th anniversary, of the West Branch's designation as a Wild... Continue Reading →

Hike for Hills with Views! Oct. 21st

Now that autumn is creeping into Connecticut, it's time to get out into the woods and up on our local peaks. You can do this Sunday with teenage hiking phenom Marina Dyndiuk. Please join us for a vigorous hike with views. Sunday, October 21st, 1-3 p.m. in Peoples State Forest, Barkhamsted. The views are free... Continue Reading →

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