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The Cordova Recreation and Parks Foundations is a team of volunteers with a strong interest in protecting, preserving and supporting the facilities and programs of the Cordova Recreation & Park District. Board members actively participate in fundraising initiatives.

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California State Parks Recommends $6.7 Million in Grants for Local Recreational Trails


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

South Sacramento Park Receives $8.5 Million Grant for Expansion


Jack N. Sheldon Park in Sacramento’s Florin neighborhood is one of eight locations to receive funds from the California Statewide Park Program.

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Future of Folsom’s iconic City Park train in hands of City Council

For more than three decades, local resident Terry Gold has operated and maintained the small scale Folsom Valley Railroad that is an iconic part of Folsom’s Lions Park.  With retirement and a residential relocation in sight for Gold, the future …

Image caption: The Baldwin Hills area in South Los Angeles is one region where a state conservancy would keep open land accessible to the public.
California’s 10 State Conservancies: How They Protect Parks and Open Land

How California’s 10 state conservancies buy up open land and shield it from developers to preserve the natural environment for public use.

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Board Approves Parks Fee Schedule Update

Fees Adjusted to Ensure Sacramento County Services Can Maintain OperationsOriginal article published at Carmichael Times

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Family Sponsors Jensen Memorial

Botanical Preserve is a Jewel in Carmichael's Park District

Image caption: Conservation director Bryan Largay helps the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County choose its priorities.
A Conversation with California Conservationist Bryan Largay

The conservation director of Land Trust of Santa Cruz talks about the highlights of his work, and some of the issues he sees in maintaining California’s parks.

Image caption: The California Constitution was written, in English and Spanish, at Colton Hall, at the time the largest municipal building west of the Rockies.
Hidden History in the Birthplace of California

Pam Marino of Monterey County Weekly reports that the city government there is grappling with a unique problem: How to provide access to the places that make Monterey “the most historic city in California.”

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El Dorado Hills Community Services District park parties bring communities together

Continuing “park party” tradition, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District hosted a free public party to highlight a local park and historic site on June 28 at Fairchild Park, 3025 Brackenwood Place, in El Dorado Hills.

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