13th Annual Park Advocacy Day

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Sacramento, CA

Tuesday, May 5 marked another successful Park Advocacy Day at the Capitol hosted by California State Parks Foundation. This year, over 160 park advocates from all over the state joined together for a day of advocacy and lobbying on behalf of state parks. The day included presentations by legislators, an expo on the Capitol lawn featuring state park partners and activities, a busy afternoon of legislative visits, and an evening reception to honor two park supporters in the Legislature — Kristin Olsen and Anthony Rendon.

Read a recap of the day and bills lobbied here.

If you have questions about Park Advocacy Day, please contact our Sacramento office at (916) 442-2119, or email advocacy@calparks.org.

Great Places Capitol Expo

“California’s State Park are Great Places for You & Me” Expo
May 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
North Lawn (L Street Side), State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

In addition to a day of lobby meetings, CSPF also hosted a Great Places Expo on the North Lawn of the State Capitol as part of our Park Advocacy Day festivities.

The expo on the Capitol lawn was themed, “California State Parks are Great Places for You and Me.” It included booths from dozens of park partners showcasing why they love parks and what activities their local parks provide. Booths included trail stewardship, water sampling, recycling, theater, animals, historic dress, fire research, documentary, marine life, and more.

For more information on Park Advocacy Day, please contact our Sacramento office at (916) 442-2119 or email Advocacy@calparks.org

California State Parks Foundation

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