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Thank you for giving us so much to be grateful for

Thank you.  Thank you for giving our team so much to be grateful for.  Thank you for continually supporting …

King Tides are Coming to a California Shore Near You

Strong King tides are coming to a coast near you! King tides are stronger than normal tides at the …

Partnering and Learning from Tribes to Integrate Traditional Ecological Knowledge

How can we partner with tribes to integrate traditional ecological knowledge in conservation and land management? That was the question addressed by …

Footprints: Honoring California’s Indigenous Heritage and Impact

“Footprints” is a Parks California blog series highlighting the contributions of people and communities in state parks. Revisit our …

Backpackers on the California Coast

In May of 2021, I backpacked for the first time with my son at the Point Reyes National Seashore. Point …

Leadership, Partnership, Stewardship: Reclaiming the Name of Sue-meg State Park

The California State Park and Recreation Commission recently voted to change the name of Patrick’s Point State Park in …

Footprints: Uplifting the Impact of Hispanic and Latinx Communities on California State Parks

“Footprints” is a Parks California blog series aimed to highlight the contributions of people and communities on state parks. …

Coastal Clean Up Day Can Be Every Day!

California has a beautiful scenic coastline that stretches 840 miles (1,350 km) and is home to a large diversity of …

Connecting Students to State Parks for Nearly Two Decades

Almost 20 years ago, PORTS Programs (Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students)® started a new idea that our parks could …

Training Students for Careers in Eco-Stewardship: A Chat with Literacy for Environmental Justice

Meet Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) – an organization that promotes ecological health, environmental stewardship and community development in Southeast …