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California State Parks Invites Visitors to Recreate Safely and Responsibly in 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Boat California, Division of Boating and Waterways

California Participates in a National Awareness and Enforcement Campaign to Reduce Alcohol- and Drug-Related Accidents

Friday, June 22, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) announced today the participation of more than 40 California marine law enforcement agencies in the national boating under the influence (BUI) awareness and enforcement campaign dubbed “Operation Dry Water.” From Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1, law enforcement agencies across the United States will increase patrols and/or carry out BUI checkpoints to help reduce the number of alcohol- and drug-related accidents and fatalities and foster a stronger, more visible deterrent to their use on the water.

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Auburn SRA

California State Parks to Host Public Open House to Review Auburn State Recreation Area’s Future

Thursday, June 21, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Parks invites the public to attend its upcoming open house and help shape the future of Auburn State Recreation Area(Auburn SRA).The open house will be heldTuesday, June 26, 2018at the Gold Country Fairgrounds Sierra Building, 209 Fairgate Road in Auburn (95603). Members of the public may visit anytime from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. to study the exhibits, ask questions and leave their written comments. There will not be a scheduled presentation. Children are welcome.

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Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Castle Crags SP, Carpinteria SB, Crystal Cove SP, Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP, Big Basin Redwoods SP, Auburn SRA, Grover Hot Springs SP, Hendy Woods SP, Folsom Lake SRA, Lake Perris SRA, Lake Oroville SRA, Prairie Creek Redwoods SP, Providence Mountains SRA, Ocotillo Wells SVRA

Enjoy the Great Outdoors in California State Parks

Monday, June 18, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif., – California State Parks invites outdoor enthusiasts to honor “Great Outdoors Month” by visiting the Golden State’s spectacular state parks. Whether it be in the misty Northern California redwoods to the sun-bathed desert in Southern California or the beaches along the coastline, Californians have a diverse topography to choose from.

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California State Parks, Careers/Jobs, Recruitment

California State Parks Graduates 29 Peace Officers from Law Enforcement Academy

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Parks announced today the addition of 29 new peace officers to serve in the nation’s largest state park system. Yesterday, family members, friends and department staff applauded the class of cadets as they received their badges to officially make them peace officers (rangers and lifeguards).

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Angel Island SP

California State Parks Announces a Ferry Service Concession Opportunity for Angel Island State Park

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | View PDF

TIBURON, Calif. – California State Parks today announced it is accepting proposals for a 20-year operation contract of a ferry service from the city of Tiburon to Angel Island State Park. The winning bid will equip, operate and maintain a ferry service to safely carry and retrieve park visitors traveling to/from the island. Deadline to submit proposals is Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by 2 p.m.

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Live the Parks Life in the Nation’s Largest State Park System

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks recently launched a new recruitment effort encouraging people to “Live the Parks Life” and experience the adventure, excitement and beauty by working within the nation’s largest state park system. Job opportunities are available statewide in the fields of interpretation and education, recreation, law enforcement, cultural or natural resources, administration, operations or facility maintenance.

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