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California’s State Parks Have Received Facelifts, And Not Everyone Is Happy

Apr 10, 2018

In 2011, dozens of California’s State Parks were set to close due to sharp budget cuts in Sacramento. Seven years later, the budget crisis is over and most parks have recovered—though only after undergoing a quiet but significant reformation.

Freelance reporter Alissa Greenberg wrote about the new face of California State Parks for the Bay Area magazine Bay Nature. Listen to the audio above for an interview with Greenberg about how state parks survived, what’s different, and why many parks supporters are unhappy with the new arrangement.