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 California State Library - History and Culture - State Insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It was adopted as the State Flag by the State Legislature in 1911.
California Indians cherished the poppy as both a source of food and for oil extracted from the plant.
The California redwood was designated the official State Tree of California by the State Legislature in 1937.
www.library.ca.gov /history/cahinsig.cfm   (2631 words)

 Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, located 26 miles (42 km) north-east of Nevada City, California is the site of California’s largest "hydraulic" mines.
Visitors can see huge cliffs carved by mighty streams of water, results of the gold mining technique of washing away entire mountains to find the precious metal.
The park also contains a 7,847 foot (2392 meter) bedrock tunnel that served as a drain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Malakoff_Diggins_State_Historic_Park   (128 words)

 NPS-California State Parks Statewide Partnership Case Study
Geographic area covered: State of California as far as overall programmatic collaboration and area-specific where there are adjacent park properties and side by side operations.
The Redwood National and State Parks cluster is a showcase agency-to-agency partnership that has greater capacity to manage the park resources, and serve and educate visitors.
NPS and California State Parks came out of the initial catharsis with a strong resolve to cooperate more closely and look out for each other's interest throughout California where they manage adjacent lands or common interests.
www.nps.gov /partnerships/california_stateparks_partnership.htm   (1602 words)

 California VR: Regions with Panoramas by Erik Goetze
These panoramic VR scenes are scattered amongst hundreds of parks, preserves, and forests across California, ranging from Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Desolation Wilderness at Lake Tahoe to Los Padres, Point Lobos, Big Basin, the Redwoods, the GGNRA and beyond.
The bear on the California state flag is a grizzly, although these fierce fl bears no longer exist anywhere near the state.
Virtual Parks in California is a great way to decide where to travel, to be an armchair explorer, to revisit old favorite places, or to compare how a location has changed over the years.
www.virtualparks.org /states/california.html   (170 words)

 California State Historic Parks courtesy Dogtown Territorial Quarterly
California State Historic Parks courtesy Dogtown Territorial Quarterly
State Route 270 is open sporadically in winter.
Parking is limited in town and along Spain Street.
www.californiahistory.com /parks.html   (736 words)

 List of California-related topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of articles that have something substantive to do with the state of California.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
List of people associated with the California gold rush
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:Topic_index_California   (112 words)

 Forests of the California State Parks
The oldest existing state park in California, Big Basin Redwoods State Park (a banana slug haven) was established in 1902.
California's Parks: Preserving Our Resources into the Next Century reports "the total acreage of the park system has not expanded to meet the growing demand." Data on useage and budget statistics show that in 1960, 22 million people visited our California State Parks.
Nonetheless, the report says, "The California State Park System is considered one of the most beautiful and diverse park systems in the world, comprised of arid deserts, massive redwoods, and coastal shoreline.
www.icogitate.com /~tree/cal.state.park.ac34.htm   (816 words)

 Campground and Park Hosts
The park boasts a mild climate, hiking trails in the redwoods, a small beach, clear running creeks and a 33 unit campground.
This beautiful coastal park, nestled among the spruce forest is 30 miles north of Eureka.
The park campgrounds are nestled among the ancient redwood forests and pristine rivers of Northern California.
www.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=911   (4588 words)

 The California History Website
In addition to serving northern California coin collectors, we specialize in new and used California history books and found that many people were looking for stories that were either published some time ago and were out of print or had not yet been published.
We have ever since provided free listings for California historical societies, museums and research groups within the pages of the Territorial (and on this website) as one way of showing our appreciation for their assistance, which continues to this day.
We moved to Paradise, California in the spring of 1980 and were attracted to the natural beauty of the local canyons and rivers.
www.californiahistory.com   (1353 words)

 California State Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The California State Park system is made up of almost 300 individual parks and because of the state's benign weather, recreational opportunities abound throughout the year.
State parks contain scenic, natural, cultural, or ecological values of statewide significance.
State historic parks preserve places and objects of statewide historical significance
www.cyberhikes.com /CYBERSPK.HTM   (123 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: California State Parks : A Complete Recreation Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
California's diverse state parks contain more natural variety than the parks of any other state in the country.
California has a premier state park system that showcases the diversity of its landscape and natural offerings, history, and cultural wealth.
California is a beautiful and vast state with a diversity of environments to explore.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0898867622?v=glance   (739 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > California
Rangers in Kings Canyon National Park and a military recovery expert on Wednesday started excavating a glacier-entombed corpse that is believed to be a World War II airman who died in a 1942 plane crash.
A man in prison for the rape and attempted murder of a 14-year-old girl was charged with raping and killing two other women, and police are investigating whether he may be responsible for a string of slayings in the previous two decades.
California Department of Education : Office of California State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/state   (3012 words)

 Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - Borrego Springs, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dedicated to the preservation of this area of the Colorado segment of the Sonoran desert the state park system provide for this and later generations a complete picture of desert life.
Rangers provides the opportunity for children to meet, have fun, learn about the park, and earn awards; a state-wide program, participants are given a log book so they may keep track of programs they attend throughout the year.
The State Park urges all concerned citizens to write a letter to your elected representatives urging them to list the Peninsular bighorn as an endangered species.
arlanknutsoninsurance.com /anza-borrego.htm   (1070 words)

 California State Parks - Side Canyon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This new edition covers all 239 of California's state parks, preserves, and recreation areas officially open to the public.
Together, these parks contain more natural variety than those of any other state in the country.
This guide details everything you need to know to choose among them: maps and directions; information on all types of year-round activities; park seasons, hours, fees and facilities; and facts about each park's plants, wildlife, history and geology.
www.sidecanyon.com /acb1/showdetl.cfm?&DID=111&Product_ID=5945   (92 words)

 HIKING the CALIFORNIA Sinkyone Wilderness State Park
was established or purchased by the State of California in the mid '70's after a ballot measure authorized the purchase.
The park is not designed for the week-end camper or the "looky lou" who wants amenities and comforts.
The park is really a zoological garden into which you must take a respectful attitude toward the wild life species there.
www.sojourner2000.com /hiking/sinkyone   (530 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1940s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The V-2 rocket (German: Vergeltungswaffe 2 or reprisal weapon 2, or A4 a short form of Aggregat 4, the fourth rocket type) was an early ballistic missile used by Germany during the later stages of World War II against mostly British and Belgian targets.
The Irish Free State (Irish: Saorstát Éireann) was (1922–1937) the name of the state comprising the 26 of Irelands 32 counties which were separated from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland under the Irish Free State Agreement (or Anglo-Irish Treaty) signed by British and...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1940s   (3627 words)

 Public land, private enterprise / Developers making run at state parks
Further inside the park, at Hunting Hollow, we saw a crew of mountain bikers prepare for a 20-mile loop on the park's steep roads.
As parks get surrounded by urbanization, we should think of ways parks can be connected and enhanced, with habitat and wildlife corridors, not fragmented and broken up even further.
Each state park shall be managed as a composite whole in order to restore, protect and maintain its native environmental complexes to the extent compatible with the primary purpose for which the park was established."
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/02/06/SP126959.DTL&type=printable   (1655 words)

The State Vehicular Recreation Areas or SVRAs, are OHV parks that are owned and operated by the OHMVR Division of California State Parks.
All vehicles operated off-highway on Public Lands in California are required to be street-licensed or registered as an off-highway vehicle (OHV).
If you are visiting California from another state and your vehicle does not have current registration from your home state, you must purchase a California Nonresident OHV Use Permit (sticker) before you go off-roading.
ohv.parks.ca.gov   (149 words)

The California Department of Parks and Recreation operates 21 SNO-PARK sites that provide snow-cleared parking lots with sanitation facilities and access to snow play areas, cross-country ski and snowmobile trails.
Snow-cleared parking lots cannot be guaranteed on a daily basis because of weather conditions and snow plowing priorities.
Vehicles parked overnight need to be staked at all 4 corners with 1x2 inch by 8-foot poles to prevent accidental damage by snow removal equipment.
ohv.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=1233   (433 words)

 L.L.Bean: Park Search - Redwood National and State Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Three California state parks and the Redwood National Park unit make up the 106,000-acre preserve of ancient redwood and Douglas fir forests, prairie-oak woodlands, streams and some of the most rugged and pristine coastline in the Pacific Northwest.
The parks also feature a vast array of wildlife and plants and offer many hiking, backpacking, bird, elk- and whale-watching opportunities.
The Coastal Trail allows hikers to backpack nearly the entire length of the parks, from Enderts Beach Road in the north to the Tall Trees Grove in the south.
www.llbean.com /parksearch/parks/html/2411gd.htm   (213 words)

 California to offer wireless Internet access in state parks
The state of California has announced a partnership with SBC Communications to provide wireless access points in 85 California state parks.
The state last week announced a deal with SBC Communications to provide wireless Internet access points in 85 state parks.
The first access point became operational in a state park in San Diego last week; the other access points will be in place by May, in time for the summer camping, hiking and e-mailing season.
www.newstarget.com /004038.html   (1016 words)

 California State Parks Voted Among Top 100 Family Campgrounds in U.S.
Family Campgrounds in U.S. Summer is just around the corner and it's time to get ready for camping in the great outdoors at a California State Park, with several destinations named as one of America's top 100 family campgrounds and greatest "hidden gem" locations.
Auburn State Recreation Area, Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Emerald Bay State Park, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, Limekiln State Park, Palomar Mountain State Park, and Russian Gulch State Park.
The top 100 family campgrounds were selected based on criteria requested by family campers, including park amenities, stunning outdoor scenery and educational facilities.
www.hearstcastle.org /whats_new/press_releases/top100campgrounds.asp   (424 words)

 State of California Reutilization
State agencies, donees, and the general public can view on-hand inventory that is available through the warehouse at 1700 National Drive in Sacramento.
The Department of General Services is the State of California's SASP and administers the Donation Program through the Materials Management section of the Procurement Division.
The California SASP processes all eligibility applications, including eligibility renewal applications, assists donees in obtaining federal surplus personal property and ensures that donated property is being used in accordance with the federal government's and the State of California's rules and regulations governing its use.
www.pd.dgs.ca.gov /surplus   (1598 words)

 National Geographic Maps | TOPO! State Series @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
State Series with Palm and Pocket PC handheld units.
State Series is GPS-ready out of the box — there are no upgrades required.
Seamlessly scroll across entire states and regions with five layers of map detail, including 1:24,000 and 1:100,000 scale topographic maps.
maps.nationalgeographic.com /topo/state.cfm   (444 words)

 User: RickK - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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users.open-encyclopedia.com /RickK   (432 words)

 Parks, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
National Park Service: Alcatraz Island - offering a close-up look at the historic and infamous federal prison where isolation was a constant of island life.
Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve - Mendocino County - living reminder of the magnificent primeval redwood forest that covered much of this area before logging operations began during the 19th century.
Berkeley Partners for Parks - non-profit organization dedicated to improving parks, community gardens and open space in the city.
www.caoutdoors.com /Parks.htm   (984 words)

 California: State and Local Government on the Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Our Bakersfield, California attorneys specialize in personal injury cases throughout the state of California.
American and California Bar Association-certified lawyer referral service helps you find California lawyers in most areas of law.
California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors
www.statelocalgov.net /state-ca.cfm   (278 words)

 List of California state parks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of state parks and reserves in the California state park system.
Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park
This page was last modified 01:15, 22 September 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_California_state_parks   (97 words)

 silver horse camping california   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The park is named after Samuel Penfield Taylor, who came to California from...
Reservation for the horse camp may be made through the park office at (415)...
This page is for the state of California and is a sub page of Horse...
www.getcampinginfo.com /35/silver-horse-camping-california.html   (333 words)

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