While Storm Isaias was cutting a swath through Connecticut downing trees and power lines, blocking roads--even causing trees to crash through buildings--it tore down numerous trees throughout Peoples and American Legion State Forests. FALPS' Board President Ralph Scarpino and Board Member Erik Landgraf, who maintains many Blue Trails for the Connecticut Forest & Park Association,... Continue Reading →
Come join us at Matthies Grove in the Pavilion where we will all be spaced out for safety and where Fran Zygmont, bird expert extraordinaire will teach us all about birds and birding.
During the COVID-19 self-isolation, FALPS' Board Members and volunteers have been out on the trails ensuring that fallen trees are removed from the trails, erecting bog bridges and doing other maintenance to make the trails enjoyable for all visitors to American Legion and Peoples State Forests. We'd love to invite you to volunteer sometime--simply go... Continue Reading →
Our forests have been bustling since COVID-19 has kept most people home. Weekends are mostly busy with lots of families bringing their kids out to hike, wanderers who have and haven't been to our forests before and, also with this influx, loud, noisy vehicles. But, overall, the forest has survived with environmentally friendly volunteers and... Continue Reading →