May 29, 2009

220 Calif. parks might close

This is awful! Gov. Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could mean the closing of up to 220 state parks, according to the Associated Press. Here's a snippet:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could mean the closing of up to 220 state parks, among them the home of the world's tallest tree and other attractions that draw millions of visitors. Schwarzenegger this week recommended eliminating $70 million in parks spending through June 30, 2010. An additional $143.4 million would be saved in the following fiscal year by keeping the parks closed.

Continue reading: Schwarzenegger plan would close 220 Calif. parks (AP)

 

California residents - what are you doing to prevent this? How can folks from out of state get involved? Please post in the comments!

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