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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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California State Parks and California State Parks Foundation Cut the Ribbon on Park Improvements at Yosemite Slough

Monday, September 13, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —California State Parks and California State Parks Foundation will celebrate new improvements at Yosemite Slough in Candlestick Point State Recreation Area with a ribbon-cutting on Friday, Sept.17, 2021. Improvements include the core infrastructure needed to maintain and operate the park’s north Yosemite Slough shoreline area, along with planting thousands of native trees, shrubs and plants.

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California State Parks Seeks Public Input to Change Patrick’s Point State Park’s Name to Sue-meg State Park

Friday, September 10, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California State Parks is seeking public feedback on a proposal to change the name of Patrick’s Point State Park in Humboldt County to Sue-meg State Park to honor the original place name for this area used by the Yurok people since time immemorial. The park was acquired by State Parks in 1930 with the place name of Patrick’s Point already in use, dating back to the mid-1800s in reference to a homesteader, Patrick Beegan, who was accused of murdering numerous Native Americans.

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Division of Boating and Waterways

Division of Boating and Waterways Offers $1.6 Million in Grants to Enhance Recreational Boating Safety Education

Friday, September 10, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from organizations that teach on-the-water boating safety education to the public.  A total of $1.6 million in grants is available to local public agencies, nonprofit organizations and colleges/universities operating within California for Aquatic Center Education Program grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at noon.

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