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National Wildfire Awareness Month

As we enter into the summer after of the driest winters on record, we rally around the themes of National Wildfire Awareness month.   Wildfires have long been …

Passing the Love for the Outdoors to the Next Generation

Miranda is an Early Childhood Educator and Program Coordinator for Latino Outdoors in San Francisco, CA  For over a …

Exploring the Impact of Black History at Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park

Black history and experiences, as well as the countless societal contributions, have left indelible legacies from coast to coast …

Honoring Women’s Contributions to Exploring, Protecting and Honoring Mother Nature

Women’s History Month invites us to honor women who have blazed new trails of exploration and conservation to protect …

Thanking the Earth Day Park Superstars

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Earth Day is important to us at Parks California. Having a dedicated …

Celebrating Earth Day Together Everyday

At Parks California every day is Earth Day.   We all play an important role in protecting the natural and diverse …

Ways to Get Involved in Earth Day Activities

Each year, I look forward to the month of April. Wildflowers burst with beauty along hillsides and trails. Poppies pop throughout the neighborhoods where fellow wildflower lovers …

Meet the Women Leading Natural Resource Stewardship Across State Parks

For Women’s History Month, Parks California is proud to feature California State Park’s Program Managers and the Senior Environmental Scientists across …

Top 5 Things We Learned About Protecting California State Parks from Jay Chamberlin

Everyone – from sustainability experts to casual visitors – can practice caring for our natural spaces to ensure California State Parks continue to thrive!  California Natural Resources …

Breaking Nature’s Glass Ceiling

When we think about people in nature, we often see images of rugged men in solo expeditions. Dirt on their face. …