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Division of Boating and Waterways

Division of Boating and Waterways Offering $1.088 Million in Grants for the Deployment of Floating Restrooms

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from public government agencies for the purchase and deployment of floating restrooms on California inland lakes and reservoirs. Interested applicants should review the grant guidelines and submit a grant application to DBW by 5 p.m. (PST) Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

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State Parks Expands Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Honors the ‘Land of the First People’

Saturday, October 23, 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif.—California State Parks invites the public to celebrate and participate in person or virtually in the grand opening of a new public gathering area at Old Town San Diego State Historic Parknamed Iipay ~Tipai Kumeyaay Mut Niihepok (Land of the First People)—pronounced “Ee-pie Tee-pie  Koo’-me-eye Mutt Nee-ha-pock.”For the first time in over 25 years, State Parks expanded the state historic park’s footprint by transforming a former California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) office complex into a new outdoor space that honors the culture of the Kumeyaay Nation and their enduring relationship with the San Diego River and Old Town San Diego. 

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California State Park and Recreation Commission, Auburn SRA, Patrick's Point SP

California State Park and Recreation Commission Renames Patrick’s Point State Park to Sue-meg State Park and Approves General Plan for Auburn State Recreation Area

Thursday, September 30, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – At a virtual public meeting today, the California State Park and Recreation Commission voted to rename a state park to honor the place name used by the Yurok people since time immemorial and adopted a long-range management plan for Auburn State Recreation Area (SRA).

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