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Boat California, Division of Boating and Waterways, Grants

Division of Boating and Waterways Offers Grants to Help Keep California’s Waterways Clean - $840,000 available for the deployment of floating restrooms

Monday, December 23, 2019

The 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 waterways. Interested applicants should review the grant guidelines and submit a grant application to DBW’s office by Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. PST.

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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation

California State Parks Fences Off 48 Acres at Oceano Dunes SVRA to Meet Jan. 1, 2020 Air Quality Requirement - Department honoring all current reservations

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) has taken an important step at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) to improve air quality conditions for nearby communities. On Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, State Parks began fencing off 48 acres around an area commonly referred to as the foredune area (Post 4-1/2 to Post 6) to meet a Jan. 1, 2020 San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Stipulated Order of Abatement (SOA) deadline. It is important for the public to know that the department will be honoring all current reservations at the SVRA. Additionally, the off-highway vehicle riding area will not be impacted by the closure of the foredune area.  

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Banner for Start the New Year in the Outdoors With a First Day Hike - California State Parks Hosting Approximately 50 Hikes Statewide
Año Nuevo SP, Angel Island SP, Big Basin Redwoods SP, Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Crystal Cove SP, Carpinteria SB, Salt Point SP, Torrey Pines SB, Marshall Gold Discovery SHP

Start the New Year in the Outdoors With a First Day Hike - California State Parks Hosting Approximately 50 Hikes Statewide

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Looking to burn off some holiday calories and start the new year on the right foot? California State Parks invites the public to absorb the wonders of nature with a First Day Hike on New Year’s Day. Dedicated docents, volunteers and staff will be providing about 50 hikes at state parks throughout California. 

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Partnerships, Columbia SHP

California State Parks Reaches Major Milestone in K-12 Digital Access

Monday, November 18, 2019

California State Parks is proud to announce it has connected more than 500,000 students to state parks via virtual field trips since 2004. The grassroots program known as Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS®) engages underserved students by creating equitable digital access to state parks at no cost to schools, teachers or students.

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Armstrong Redwoods SNR, Austin Creek SRA, Bale Grist Mill SHP, Fort Ross SHP, Jack London SHP, Kruse Rhododendron SNR, Marconi Conference Center SHP, Mount Tamalpais SP, Olompali SHP, Petaluma Adobe SHP, Robert Louis Stevenson SP, Salt Point SP, Sonoma SHP, Sonoma Coast SP, Sugarloaf Ridge SP, Annadel SP, Angel Island SP, China Camp SP, Samuel P. Taylor SP, Tomales Bay SP

Kincade Fire, Public Safety Power Shutoffs Force Closures of State Parks in Northern California

Monday, October 28, 2019

California State Parks has closed a number of state parks due to the Kincade Fire and/or Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) in Northern California. Camping reservation holders have been contacted with cancellation information. Some parks remain open, but with limited services. 

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Office of Historic Preservation

California State Historical Resources Commission To Consider 11 Properties for Action

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The California State Historical Resources Commission (Commission) will consider 10 nominations for federal historic designation and one nomination for state historic designation on Thursday, November 7. The Commission meeting will be held at 9 a.m. in the City of San Bernardino Multipurpose Room on the second floor located at 201B North E Street. 

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