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  • Help save Picacho State Recreation Area

    I've spent a lot of time out there my whole life. Would hate to see it close down. Here's an article in the Yuma Sun:

    "California State Parks has not yet decided whether to make the park off limits to the public during the closure but is considering leaving it open to thwart the possible production of narcotics in the abandoned area."
    In the event of the park closing, I hope they at least still allow access for the public.

    They are also in a contest to try to win one of 3 grants in the Vote For America's Favorite Park campaign sponsored by Coca Cola. Even without wining the grant, it sends a message that people care about this place. Voting ends Sept. 6th.

    Also, if you're on Facebook.. they have a page located here:

    "Help save Picahco!"

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    “Located 24 miles north of Winterhaven, the SRA is one of 70 of the state's 278 parks that will be closed as the result of a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in March that trims $11 million from the parks budget in the fiscal year that begins July 1 and $22 million the next fiscal year.”

    70 of 278 parks that is nearly 1/3rd of the state parks closing… what is really going on. Thanks Jerry Brown.
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      I don't really mind if they "close" the parks. Just leave the gates open, and hey while we are at it, lets pretend its public land!
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