Tag: CSPF

California State Parks Foundation Statement Regarding Governor’s Proposed FY 2015-16 State Budget

On January 9, 2015 California Governor Jerry Brown released his Proposed Fiscal Year 2015-16 State Budget.  Elizabeth Goldstein, President of the California State Parks Foundation released a statement about how she believes the state parks did: State parks fared well in this budget proposal and we are pleased to see the era of state park …

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California’s state parks are great places to …

Today the California State Parks Foundation launched a new campaign: “California State Parks are Great Places to …” This week the focus is on great places to walk among giants! How would you fill in the blank? The possibilities are endless! Share your own “Great Places” photos and stories on the CSPF website HERE. You …

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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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