PARK BOND is now Proposition 68

CPRS has joined forces with the Clean Water, Natural Resources and Parks Committee (CWNRP) to wage a vigorous campaign to ensure that voters approve Proposition 68 (SB 5 Bond Measure) at the June 2018 ballot. We are building the coalition and encouraging local engagement, raising a collective voice, and providing a platform for support.

Members of CWNRP include:
The California State Parks Foundation, The Trust for Public Land, Sempervirens Fund, California Park and Recreation Society, California Association of Local Conservation Corps, Community Nature Connection, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, Friends of the LA River, Rails-to-Trails, The Escondido Creek Conservancy, Sierra Business Council, East Bay Regional Park District, Bay Area Open Space Council, California Trout, California Council of Land Trusts, Endangered Habitats League, Sierra Nevada Journeys, American Farmland Trust, Placer Land Trust, and California Outdoor Recreation Partners.

If you have any questions, concerns or comments, feel free to contact any one of us:

Advocacy - Making a Case for Parks & Recreation

CPRS believes there should be public investment in parks, open space and recreation to achieve positive environmental, economic, and health outcomes for all Californians.  This investment can be financial; thru local, regional or state policies; or via regulations or laws.

CPRS Legislative Priorities:

  • Support efforts to provide funding for the rehabilitation, development and capital improvements for local and state park improvements in order to enhance the active and passive recreational infrastructures in the state.
  • Support the enactment of policies and encourage state funding opportunities to assist agencies in meeting sustainability objectives including energy and water efficiencies, active transportation enhancements, connecitvity and mobility improvements and carbon sequestration through natural landscape management and protection.
  • Oppose legislation that has a negative impact on the administraiton of park and recreation services and resource management including the sale of park lands and open space, relaxations of park dedication fee requirements and the imposition of regulatory or statutory requirements that provide no added protections or benefit to California's recreational consumer.
  • Support access opportunities for all Californians to physical activity, proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle options through the promotion of active transportation, complete street implementation, healthy foods, youth programming and maximizing the usage of green space in urban/suburban and rural settings for personal enjoyment. 
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