Nevada County Local News: Parks & Recreation


All Local Parks & Recreation News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/18/2024
Image for display with article titled California State Parks Releases Plan for the Future

The California Department of Parks and Recreation has developed a five-year strategic plan to shape the direction of the state park system and its many recreational and conservation programs.

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02/16/2024
Image for display with article titled California State Parks to Close Main Trails to Burney Falls for 2024 Season

California State Parks announced the temporary closure of the main trails to the falls at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park beginning on April 1 and through summer season or fall.

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02/12/2024
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Because the snowpack has been thin at lower elevations, backcountry travelers have looked for trailheads that start at high elevations. But these locations can often be avalanche prone.

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02/12/2024
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Whether it’s gliding across ice rinks or venturing into the forest on snowshoe, discover endless opportunities for laughter and bonding in Tahoe’s snowy paradise.

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02/06/2024
California State Parks has recommended $6.7 million for seven local nonmotorized trail projects in various cities, including Galt and Gilroy.

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01/26/2024
Disneyland’s plan to reimagine the theme park into a more “immersive” experience may require up to $2.5 billion and a plan to privatize some Anaheim streets.

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01/22/2024
Image for display with article titled Some Truckee Residents Worry About West River Street Park Project

“I think the neighbors have very important fears which were glossed over and brushed aside,” one West River Street resident said.

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01/19/2024
Image for display with article titled Nevada Senator Rosen Introduces Bill to Add 14 Acres to Incline Village

Senator Jacky Rosen introduced the Truckee Meadows Public Lands Management Act, which would transfer public land to local governments, including the Incline Village General Improvement District.

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01/12/2024
California’s projected budget deficit of close to $38 billion likely means some cuts are coming. Among them, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed ending the California State Park Adventure Pass, which offers free access to some state parks for fourth graders.

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01/04/2024
Tahoe National Forest has acquired 982 acres within Perazzo Meadows, donated by the Truckee Donner Land Trust. The acreage includes 16 adjoining parcels of an old subdivision previously planned for high-end residential development.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Avalanche Training: An Essential for Backcountry Sports

Are you thinking of heading into the backcountry this winter? If so, you should take an avalanche safety course approved by the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Backcountry Ski Guide Released

“Light Tours of Tahoe, California + Nevada” has been released, detailing 64 backcountry routes in the Tahoe region by guide and avalanche educator Richard Bothwell. The guidebook is accessible to a range of skiers and riders and includes routes to minimize avalanche exposure.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Hot Springs Reopen at Grover SP

The hot springs have reopened at Grover Hot Springs State Park outside Markleeville after being closed for more than two years following damage from the Tamarack Fire.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Buy Bear Plaques to Fund Trails

The Tahoe Fund has announced a partnership with Placer County to install personalized bear plaques along the railings in Tahoe City’s Heritage Plaza to raise funds for trails in the Placer County region of North Lake Tahoe.

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12/11/2023
An estimated 100,000 pizza boxes have been removed from Yosemite’s waste stream. This is because the famed park now serves pizza on trays and puts to-go portions in compostable bags, part of a move to reduce food-related waste.

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11/30/2023
Utility giant PG&E is set to raise its rates an average of 13% on Jan. 1. That equals an extra $32.50 a month, or $390 for the year.

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11/17/2023
Over 50 people gathered at the North Star House to learn about completed projects and plans for upcoming years. Details showcasing restoration work were shared by members of the board of the North Star Historic Conservancy, which hosted the festive event.

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11/15/2023
State and local leaders gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate a new plan that will increase access to the outdoors for all Californians, regardless of who they are or where they live.

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11/12/2023
A pilot program that allows Californians to visit many state parks for free—after checking out a pass from their local library—is helping increase access for more people of color and lower-income residents, according to research from the California State Parks Foundation.

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11/07/2023
A beachside trail connecting the communities of Morro Bay and Cayucos could finally be built after 20 years. This happened after Chevron decided to sell land needed for the trail to be built.
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