CA Parks Need to Diversify and Upgrade to Survive

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Three years ago, California was threatening to close state parks due to a lack of maintenance and declining attendance. At the same time, park officials were found to be stashing away millions of dollars. Governor Brown appointed a commission called Parks Forward, which has come up with a plan to preserve almost 2 million acres of beaches, forests and historic sites and increase access for a population that’s more diverse than ever.


Michael Woo - Parks Forward Commission - @ParksForward, Robert Garcia - Executive Director and Counsel for The City Project - @robert_garcia, Carolyn Christian - California League of Park Associations

Warren Olney

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