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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 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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Border Field State Parks Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Friday, August 13, 2021

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. – California State Parks is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Border Field State Park with events on Monument Mesa and at the park entrance from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. In partnership with park partners, the department will host a series of interpretive booths throughout the park including the launch of a new podcast series and an app with a self-guided tour about the stories from the first people of this area, the Kumeyaay.

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