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Sonoma County Regional Parks Department

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sonoma County Regional Parks Department leads in the preservation, conservation, restoration and promotion of natural, scenic, historical, and cultural resources in Sonoma County.

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San Mateo County Parks

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Operates 17 separate parks, three regional trails, and other county and local trails encompassing 15,680 acres.

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Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The district, often called MROSD or just Midpen, manages some 50,000 acres of open space on the Peninsula and down into the South Bay, with 25 open space preserves.

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Land Trust of Santa Cruz County

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County was formed in 1978 by local citizens concerned about protecting the lands that make Santa Cruz County so special. Since then the Land Trust has protected more than 1,500 acres of land and worked with other organizations to protect another 9,000 acres.

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East Bay Regional Park District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest regional park district in the nation and manages more than 98,000 acres in 65 parks in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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Coe Advocates

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Advocates for Coe Park was formed to ensure that portions of Henry W. Coe State Park are not converted for uses contrary to the General Plan for Henry W. Coe State Park, pursuant to California Resource Code 5019.53.

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City of San Jose -Parks Division

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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California State Parks Foundation

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The California State Parks Foundation is the only statewide non-profit organization dedicated to protecting, enhancing, and advocating for California's state parks.

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Forgotten Foundation

January 01, 2008 by Gray Brechin

On a trail at Mount Tamalpais or Diablo, perfectly set stone steps make an ascent easier; farther along, a massive log bridge crosses a rugged ravine. It's common to pass by and take these structures, and those who made them, for granted. This spring marks the 75th anniversary of the inauguration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whose epic New Deal work projects brought us not only dams and bay fill but also enduring public trails and other park infrastructure that thousands of people use today with little knowledge of their origins and the great nationwide social experiment that built them.

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Book Review: New Guardians for the Golden Gate

October 01, 2006 by Scarth Locke

New Guardians for the Golden Gate: How America Got a Great National Park, by Amy Meyer with Randolph Delehanty, UC ...

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