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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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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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El Capitán SB, Refugio SB, Gaviota SP

State Parks Provides List of Park Units that May Be Affected by Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoff

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

California State Parks (State Parks) is alerting the public about park units that may be affected by a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) by Southern California Edison due to red flag warnings. The potential power shutoff may begin this Friday, October 18 and may last through the weekend.

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Boat California, Division of Boating and Waterways

California Accepting Applications for On-the-Water Boating Safety Education Grants - Application Deadline Set for Nov. 5, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting Aquatic Center Education Grant applications to help keep water enthusiasts safe on California’s waterways. Local public agencies, nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities operating on-the-water boating safety education programs within California can apply for these education grants. The application deadline is Tuesday, November 5, 2019 by 5 p.m.

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California State Parks Seeks Public Comment on Guidelines for Two Statewide Programs Totaling $46.2M in Grant Funding

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) is seeking comment on draft guidelines for applying for $46.2 million in funding from two new statewide grant programs. State Parks will hold nine public meetings throughout the state in October and November to receive public feedback for the Regional Park Program and the Rural Recreation and Tourism Program created by Proposition 68 of 2018.   

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