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Division of Boating and Waterways

California Offers Free Oil Spill Response Communication Seminars to Marina and Yacht Club Operators

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

California State Parks and partners invite marina and yacht club operators to learn how to properly respond to an oil spill by attending an oil response communication seminar. Seminars, being held between March and June of this year, will teach participants the proper response skills to avoid dangerous environmental and public health issues during an oil spill. Advance registration is required.

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California State Historical Resources Commission To Consider Eight Properties for Action

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The California State Historical Resources Commission (Commission) will consider eight historic places for federal historic designation at its next commission meeting being held on Friday, January 31 in Sacramento. The Commission meeting will be held at 9 a.m. in the auditorium of the Natural Resources Building, located at 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento (95814).

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Division of Boating and Waterways Offers Grants to Help Keep California’s Waterways Clean - $840,000 available for the deployment of floating restrooms

Monday, December 23, 2019

The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from public government agencies for the purchase and deployment of floating restrooms on California waterways. Interested applicants should review the grant guidelines and submit a grant application to DBW’s office by Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. PST.

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Oceano Dunes SVRA, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation

California State Parks Fences Off 48 Acres at Oceano Dunes SVRA to Meet Jan. 1, 2020 Air Quality Requirement - Department honoring all current reservations

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) has taken an important step at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) to improve air quality conditions for nearby communities. On Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, State Parks began fencing off 48 acres around an area commonly referred to as the foredune area (Post 4-1/2 to Post 6) to meet a Jan. 1, 2020 San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Stipulated Order of Abatement (SOA) deadline. It is important for the public to know that the department will be honoring all current reservations at the SVRA. Additionally, the off-highway vehicle riding area will not be impacted by the closure of the foredune area.  

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Banner for Start the New Year in the Outdoors With a First Day Hike - California State Parks Hosting Approximately 50 Hikes Statewide
Año Nuevo SP, Angel Island SP, Big Basin Redwoods SP, Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Crystal Cove SP, Carpinteria SB, Salt Point SP, Torrey Pines SB, Marshall Gold Discovery SHP

Start the New Year in the Outdoors With a First Day Hike - California State Parks Hosting Approximately 50 Hikes Statewide

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Looking to burn off some holiday calories and start the new year on the right foot? California State Parks invites the public to absorb the wonders of nature with a First Day Hike on New Year’s Day. Dedicated docents, volunteers and staff will be providing about 50 hikes at state parks throughout California. 

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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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