Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

PO Box #22
Pleasant Valley CT  06063

Phone: (860) 882-9632

Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Connecticut's newest "Friends of Connecticut State Parks" group established April 26, 2015

"To enhance, advocate, and encourage use and awareness of the recreation opportunities, cultural heritage, and natural resources of the American Legion and Peoples State Forests."



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Founded: April 2015

Categories: Campground, Environmental Conservation, Non-Profit Organization, Outdoors, Sports & Recreation




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Past Events

Marvels of Migration

Marvels of Migration
10:00 am - 03/24/2018

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come join FALPS and DEEP Wildllife Biologist, Jane Seymour for a talk on the mystery and marvels of birds and bird migration and the importance of the Migratory...

St. Patrick's Day Hike

St. Patrick's Day Hike
01:00 pm - 03/17/2018

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come out, stretch your legs, shake off the winter blues and pre-burn all those calories you might consume when you imbibe in St. Patty's Day goodies! Event is free...

Autumnal Trail Musings with David Leff

Autumnal Trail Musings with David Leff
01:00 pm - 10/22/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

It’s autumn and soon the leaves will turn, a chill will be in the air and smells of apple cider will waft through our kitchens. FALPS is honored to have David...

Trail Maintenance

Trail Maintenance
09:00 am - 09/23/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come join Erik Landgraf, trails manager for the CT Forest & Park Association to work on trail/s in Peoples State Forest. Erik is a seasoned trail maintainer and...

Moose Meanderings

Moose Meanderings
06:30 pm - 09/15/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come learn about moose at this FALPS-sponsored event. DEEP biologist Andy LaBonte will talk about this ungangly creature and answer all your questions about the...

Historical Tour of the Heublein Tower

Historical Tour of the Heublein Tower
01:00 pm - 08/20/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come join us for a field trip, Sunday August 20th, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. (meeting at 1:00pm. for carpooling at the Barkhamsted Highway Garage, Rte. 44 and returning...

Photographing Nature

Photographing Nature
06:30 pm - 08/03/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Ever wonder how nature photographers get such great photos? If so, come join us for a nature photography workshop on Thursday, August 2nd at the People State Forest...

Eagles in Connecticut

Eagles in Connecticut
06:30 pm - 06/16/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

FALPS is proud to host Department of Energy and Environmental Protection biologist Brian Hess to discuss bald eagles in Connecticut, their comeback, populations...

National Trails Day HIke

National Trails Day HIke
09:00 am - 06/03/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Walkers will discuss forestry, trees and historic uses of the Peoples State Forest. Dr. Ken Feder will lead a discussion of his early archaeological digs documenting...

Chickadees Talk

Chickadees Talk
01:30 pm - 05/21/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Few backyard birds are as beloved as the Black-capped Chickadee. The boldly patterned chickadee is perky, trusting--and it even seems to introduce itself by calling...

Wildflower Walk

Wildflower Walk
10:00 am - 04/29/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Spring has finally sprung in our woodlands and Erik Landgraf is eager to point out the wildflowers that grow in our forests on this 1.7-mile loop hike on the Henry...

Vernal Pools are Cool!

Vernal Pools are Cool!
01:30 pm - 04/09/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Though winter is reluctant to leave, our vernal pools are percolating and soon will teem with all kinds of life--salamanders, frogs, invertebrates. Join FALPS and...

Bluebird Workshop

Bluebird Workshop
06:30 pm - 04/07/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come join Master Naturalist Jim Bancroft and Master Wildlife Conservationist Mickey Nordell for a workshop on bluebirds, bluebird boxes and how to become a citizen...

Super Bowl Sunday Hike

Super Bowl Sunday Hike
10:00 am - 02/05/2017

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Time to shake off those winter blues and burn some calories before snacking on Super Bowl Delights. Come join FALPS' Board member Janet Bumstead for a Super Bowl...

Hike and Book-signing regarding the Soapstone Quarry

Hike and Book-signing regarding the Soapstone Quarry
10:00 am - 11/19/2016

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come join FALPS and the Barkhamsted Historical Society and Central Connecticut State University archaeology professor Ken Feder for a short hike to the Soapstone...

FALPS Annual Membership Meeting

FALPS Annual Membership Meeting
02:00 pm - 09/11/2016

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Come out and join the Friends of American Legion and Peoples State Forests at its annual membership meeting. We'd love to have you come--member or not--to see what...

FALPS Friday Night Hike Agnes Bowen Trail

FALPS Friday Night Hike Agnes Bowen Trail
06:00 pm - 07/29/2016

At Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests - FALPS

Please come join us on our FALPS Friday night Group Hike on the Agnes Bowen Trail in Peoples State Forest this Friday, July 29th, from 6-8:30 p.m. Meet at the Nature...

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