Come get your Nature On!

Join FALPS and the Town of Barkhamsted for the 6th Annual Barkhamsted Earth Day Nature Festival, an opportunity for folks in town and the region to participate in all things natural. Kids can build wren houses with FALPS as well as walking sticks with the Connecticut Woodcarvers Association. There will be a Birds of Prey... Continue Reading →

Wildflower Walk

The Henry Buck Trail is one of the most outstanding trails in the Northeast for wildflowers. Come along with expert and FALPS' Board member Erik Landgraf to learn about the trails!

Off the Beaten Path Hike

It's time to get those legs in shape for hiking season. Lots of trails in Peoples State Forest to explore and who best to lead you but guys who've spent lots of time in them thar woods?

There is lots to learn about vernal pools, their sudden appearance in the spring and the organisms that depend on them. Come learn from a biologist about these pools that teem with life this time of year! Vernal Pools Vernal Pools are a type of wetland that is usually associated with forest settings. Vernal Pools... Continue Reading →

A Room with a View

FALPS Board members and a few volunteers have been working on clearing a vista looking from the Nature Museum in Peoples State Forest to the Turkey Vulture Ledges in American Legion State Forest. Here are volunteers clearing some saplings and brush. FALPS' Treasurer Paul HartFALPS' Board Member Roger BehrensVolunteer Tim Deschenes-Desmond with Erik Landgraff in... Continue Reading →

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