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California State Parks Begins Study of Fallen, Iconic "Tunnel Tree" in Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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Anza-Borrego Desert SP

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Wildflower Bloom Expected to be Limited This Spring

Friday, February 23, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif., - California State Parks announced today that this year’s wildflower bloom at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park(Anza-Borrego)is expected to be limited. This year’s winter storms have brought less than an inch of rainfall compared to last year’s 6.6 inches that brought the spectacular wildflower bloom. The unique combination of sun, rain, temperature and wind define the stage for the springtime arrival of wildflowers. Last year, thousands visited Anza-Borrego to view the most dramatic bloom seen in nearly 20 years.

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Division of Boating and Waterways

Help Keep California’s Waterways Healthy and Clean by Becoming a Dockwalker

Friday, February 9, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) invites the public to become volunteers in California’s Dockwalker Program. Dockwalkers help raise awareness about important boating practices related to oil, fuel, sewage, trash, and marine debris through the distribution of educational material (boater kits) at marinas, boat launch ramps and boating events. The free trainings are set to begin later this month, February 24. Pre-registration is required. Participation in the program, including the training sessions qualify as community service.

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Division of Boating and Waterways

State Announces Availability of $4.25M in Funding for Local Public Agencies to Help Keep California’s Waterways Safe and Clean

Monday, February 5, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications for the disposal of abandoned and unwanted vessels and law enforcement safety equipment. A total of $4.25M in funding from the Abandoned Watercraft Abatement Fund (AWAF) and Boating Safety/Enforcement Equipment (BSEE) grant programs is available to local public agencies statewide. Applications will be accepted from February 1, 2018 through April 30, 2018

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Office of Historic Preservation

California State Historical Resources Commission Considers 10 Properties for Action

Friday, January 26, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The California State Historical Resources Commission (Commission) will consider nine nominations for federal historic designation and one nomination for state designation on Friday, February 2. The Commission meeting will be held at 9 a.m. in the Auditorium at the State Resources Building, located at 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento.

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Kings Beach SRA, Emerald Bay SP

New Automated Pay Machines for Visitors at Kings Beach State Recreation Area and Emerald Bay State Park

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | View PDF

Lake Tahoe, Calif. – California State Parks announced today that starting this Friday, January 19, 2018, visitors will be able to conveniently pay for daily use parking fees at Kings Beach State Recreation Area and Emerald Bay State Park using automated pay machines. A total of five machines (four at Kings Beach and one at the Vikingsholm parking lot) will be accepting credit cards and cash.

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Division of Boating and Waterways

Division of Boating and Waterways Now Accepting Grant Applications for Shoreline Erosion Control and Public Beach Restoration Programs

Friday, December 22, 2017 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is accepting grant applications for shoreline erosion control projects and public beach restoration projects. The deadline to submit applications for funding in fiscal year 2019/20 is Thursday, February 1, 2018.

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Mount Diablo SP

Mount Diablo State Park Invites Visitors to “Help Make 2018 Accident Free” - Ride, Drive and Hike Safely in the New Year

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | View PDF

MOUNT DIABLO, Calif.— California State Parks invites visitors of Mount Diablo State Park (Mount Diablo) to join its New Year’s Resolution to “Help Make 2018 Accident Free.” Sharing the road, taking precautions for both cyclists and vehicles, and prioritizing safety measures can greatly enhance your visit at this popular outdoor destination.

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