Tag: California State Parks Foundation

Take Action with the California State Parks Foundation Park Excellence Project

The California State Parks Foundation continues to push for better policies and legislation that will protect California’s park system.  If you haven’t read through their Park Excellence Project, you really should. From the CSPF website: California’s state park system is at a crossroads. As a system, California’s state parks have persisted even in the face …

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California State Parks Foundation new round of grants awarded

CSPF’s Discretionary Grants Committee met September 11 and awarded 10 grants totaling $49,743 to benefit a number of California’s state parks. The organizations that received grants include: Anza-Borrego Foundation, $6,000 to support an expanded outreach campaign to increase visitation to the park, participation in park programs and activities, and park stewardship. Benicia State Parks Association, …

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National parks closed? Volunteer to help out at a California state park!

The California State Parks Foundation says that October is a great time to volunteer! From their newsletter: Make a difference and help improve your favorite state parks by volunteering with Park Champions this October. Join one of our volunteer teams to improve trails at Mount San Jacinto, repair the boardwalk at MacKerricher, plant a new …

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CSPF Park Champion volunteer day at Mt. San Jacinto – FREE TRAM & CAMPING!

The California State Parks Foundation is hosting a Park Champion event this August at the top of Mount San Jacinto. If you’ve got the time, volunteer to help clear the hiking trails of debris left by the recent rainstorms so we can make the the trails more accessible to all! The event takes place Saturday, August …

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California State Parks Foundation Calling For Volunteers

The California State Parks Foundation’s Park Champions Program is seeking volunteers for the Park Champions Program.  The Park Champions Program holds volunteer work days in state parks across California, and was created in response to the unprecedented budget cuts and closures that California State Parks have been facing. The Park Champions program provides consistent, sustainable volunteer …

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