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Weather Fluctuations Create Outdoor Recreation Opportunities and Hazards

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 | View PDF

Recent warmer weather, coupled with heavy rain and snow, has created a recreation paradise for visitors to California’s outdoors. While this is a great time to enjoy our state’s natural beauty, it is imperative to take proper precautions and be aware of potential dangers. Below you will find some basic safety tips from California State Parks to help ensure a safe outdoor adventure:

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State Parks Announces Application Deadline for the California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development Program

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks is providing approximately $16 million for new outdoor recreation opportunities in heavily populated, low-income urban areas with high youth crime and unemployment rate. Local agencies, recreation districts, school districts and community-based organizations are encouraged to apply. The application due date is Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.

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DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria densa

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 | View PDF

Sacramento, Calif. -- California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) will begin herbicide treatment of water hyacinth and Egeria densa this Thursday, March 10, in various areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta). DBW will simultaneously be treating curly-leaf pondweed and Spongeplant, and using mechanical harvesting to control water hyacinth infested areas as needed.

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State Offers Opportunities for the Public and Boating Facility Operators to Help Keep California’s Waterways Clean and Green

Friday, February 19, 2016 | View PDF

California’s Boating Clean and Green Program and its partners are offering volunteer opportunities, workshops and seminars on ways to help keep California’s waterways clean. Motivated individuals with an ability and willingness to learn and convey important environmental messages are encouraged to participate. Registration is required to take part in these free events.

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