Latest California state parks Stories

2013-01-29 23:02:54

--- Campaign needs another $4 million by December 31, 2013, to preserve rare old-growth redwood forests and protect wildlife habitat San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting redwood forests throughout their natural range, reached its first major milestone by raising half of the $8 million cost to protect some of the tallest and oldest redwood forests left in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties. To succeed,...

2012-05-01 23:00:23

The League is now accepting applications for 2012-13 grants to fund redwood education and create opportunities for people to visit redwood forests. Submissions due to the League by June 29, 2012 San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range, today announced a call for education grant applications from schools, park cooperating associations and other nonprofits...

2012-04-11 23:00:28

Michele Luna, Stewards Inspire SF Bay Area Children to Grow into Stewardship San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Save the Redwoods League today announces the recipient of its Redwoods Educator of the Year award: Michele Luna, Executive Director of the Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods. Stewards partners with California State Parks in the Russian River District to promote conservation through education and stewardship. The award recognizes Stewards´ redwood education...

2012-01-05 09:00:00

America's State Parks stepped into 2012 in spectacular fashion with guided First Day Hikes across the country in all 50 states January 1st. From Florida to Alaska and Maine to California, over 14,000 people celebrated the New Year by hiking in a state park, choosing from 400 hikes sponsored by state park systems throughout the nation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 America's State Parks stepped into 2012 in spectacular fashion with guided First Day Hikes across the country in all...

2011-08-25 18:00:00

Sandy, Utah; Beaverton, Oregon residents awarded top prizes San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2011 Save the Redwoods League today revealed the three winners of its second annual national photo contest in which nearly 115 park enthusiasts entered their stunning images of the worldâs tallest trees. In the 2011 Know Wonder photo contest, the League challenged redwood park enthusiasts to capture redwood forests from every angle â” from the smallest inhabitants...

2010-04-17 15:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is joining the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) on Saturday, April 17, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. More than 1,000 company employees, retirees and their families and friends will volunteer at 10 state parks in Northern and Central California. In addition, PG&E is granting $200,000 to CSPF for restoration and environmental improvement projects at these parks....

2010-01-25 07:00:00

-California's State Scenic Highway 1 Links the Dots to Deals and Thrills This Winter- MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February 3rd, Big Sur's Bixby Creek Bridge will star on the U.S. Postal Service's new Express Mail stamp - an honor for the 78-year old landmark that transformed tourism by paving the way to this remote wilderness best known for harboring authors and artists. This architectural marvel, one of the top ten highest single-span bridges in the world...

2009-06-15 11:45:00

Consumers can help Knudsen donate $100,000 to California State Parks Foundation TULARE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- From majestic redwood forests in the north to sandy surfing beaches in the south, California has the largest and most diverse collection of beautiful state parks in the nation. Now Knudsen - California's favorite sour cream and cottage cheese - is partnering with California State Parks and California State Parks Foundation to create the Knudsen Pure Partnership for Our...

2008-09-27 06:00:16

By Daisy Miao Have a hankering to enjoy the great outdoors? Grab your sunglasses and hiking boots and head to a county park this afternoon. It won't cost a dime. The entry fee to San Mateo County parks is being waived today in celebration of National Public Lands Day, promoted by the National Environmental Education Foundation to educate residents about critical environmental and natural resources issues. "By making the parks free on National Public Lands Day, a growing number of people...

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Redwood National And State Parks
2013-04-17 15:39:30

The Redwood National and States Parks, also known as RNSP, are located along the northern coasts of California in the United States. RNSP is comprised of the Prairie Creek Redwoods State, Del Norte Coast, and Jedediah Smith State Parks, created in the 1920’s, and Redwood National Park, encompassing an area of 133,000 acres. These areas protect 45 percent of the red wood old growth forests that occur along 38,982 acres of California’s coastline. Many Native American tribes including the...

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