Another round of deep budget cuts in California state parks will bring more closures and further reductions in service. The plan is to put some parks on caretaker status, with regular check-ups by rangers. Others might be closed for camping but remain open for hiking and other recreational activities. The new list of park closures will be out in a couple weeks. California has the highest number of parks in the nation at 278. [San Francisco Chronicle]
It’s been a point of maddening frustration for scientists and environmentalists that as the predictions on global warming grow more dire, the public seems...
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It’s tragic – - The parks generate income and schools use the parks for science classes as well as boy/girl scounts and many other environmental organizations – -