Park Enrichment Grant Awardees

October 2015

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$3,200 for a one day event, with workshops, lectures, panel discussions and traditional food booths featuring Native Americans
State Park(s): Lake Perris State Recreation Area

Chino Hills State Park Interpretive Association
$7,500 for third and fourth grade student field trips
State Park(s): Chino Hills State Park

Crystal Cove Alliance
$7,500 for an underwater buoy with a camera that will transmit live recordings to the park's visitor center and shared in Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS)
State Park(s): Crystal Cove State Park

Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountains
$5,000 for park brochures
State Park(s): Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park

Friends Of Mount Tam
$5,060 for day-use and overnight park visits for underserved communities that includes transportation, food, hikes, and activities led in Spanish
State Park(s): China Camp State Park, Mount Tamalpais SP, Olompali State Historic Park, Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Tomales Bay State Park

High Tech High Foundation (DBA HTe)
$5,000 for environmental education programming and student field trips to parks
State Park(s): Border Field State Park, Crystal Cove State Park, Cuyumaca Rancho State Park, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, Silver Strand State Beach

Jack London Park Partners
$5,000 for planning designs for the park's museum that will modernize interpretive materials and displays
State Park(s): Jack London State Historic Park

Literacy for Environmental Justice
$5,000 for Candlestick Point Eco-Stewards
State Park(s): Candlestick Point State Recreation Area

Los Angeles Audubon Society
$7,000 for environmental education programming and student field trips
State Park(s): Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

Los Encinos Docent Association
$1,555 for park brochures
State Park(s): Los Encinos State Historic Park

Pine Ridge Association
$10,000 for the rehabilitation of an old ranch barn
State Park(s): Henry W. Coe State Park

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
$3,500 for a living history educational event and transportation for school groups
State Park(s): El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park

June 2015

Amigos de Bolsa Chica
$2,400 for native plant garden upgrades with water efficient and native plants
State Park(s): Bolsa Chica State Beach

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
$6,000 for teacher training of the Immigration Station module of the Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) program
State Park(s): Angel Island State Park

Anza-Borrego Foundation
$5,000 for Camp Borrego 5th grade environmental education curriculum upgrade
State Park(s): Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

California Department of Parks and Recreation: Mount Diablo State Park
$5,000 for the identification of protected plant species and development of a plant types and locations log
State Park(s): Mount Diablo State Park

Central Coast State Parks Association
$5,000 for an interpretive trailer Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant deck and ramp
State Park(s): Morro Strand State Beach and Morro Bay State Park

Citizens for East Shore Parks
$4,000 for a wildlife monitoring project at Albany Bulb
State Park(s): McLaughlin Eastshore State Park

Clockshop
$7,500 for park field trips for Los Angeles Unified School District high school students
State Park(s): Rio de Los Angeles State Park State Recreational Area (Bowtie Parcel)

Elkhorn Slough Foundation
$3,500 for educational and interpretive public events and restoration of habitat with school and community groups
State Park(s): Moss Landing State Beach

Fort Ross Conservancy
$5,000 for organizational capacity building for a sustainable funding plan
State Park(s): Fort Ross State Historic Park and Salt Point Park

Friends of China Camp
$4,000 for organizational capacity building through website upgrades
State Park(s): China Camp State Park

Humboldt Redwoods Interpretive Association
$5,000 for the Needle Rock Visitor Center restroom upgrades
State Park(s): Sinkyone Wilderness State Park

Hunters Point Family
$3,500 for youth fieldtrip to Allensworth State Historic Park for the park’s Juneteenth park celebration and urban agriculture workshops and activities
State Park(s): Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park

Jack London Park Partners
$5,000 for the development of a Park Prescriptive program
State Park(s): Jack London State Historic Park, Sonoma County state parks

Orange County Coastkeeper
$5,000 for the Orange County coastal cleanup day
State Park(s): Huntington State Beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach, Crystal Cove State Park, Doheny State Beach, Corona del Mar State Beach, San Clemente State Beach

Portola and Castle Rock Foundation
$3,500 for organizational capacity building to increase membership
State Park(s): Castle Rock State Park, Portola Redwoods State Park

Save Our Shores
$5,000 for bus transportation for underprivileged students
State Park(s): Santa Cruz area state parks

University Corporation at Monterey Bay on behalf of Return of the Natives Restoration Education Project
$4,000 for restoration of dune habitat and propagation and planting of native plants with underprivileged students
State Park(s): Fort Ord Dunes State Park

February 2015

Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association
$3,000 for interpretive equipment for nature walks, school field trips and senior tours
State Park: Anderson Marsh State Historic Park

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Interpretive Association
$4,950 for park improvements and fence restoration
State Park: Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

Gold Discovery Park Association
$4,000 for an environmental living educational program
State Park: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

John Marsh Historic Trust
$2,720 to support organizational capacity building
State Park: Marsh Creek State Park, Mount Diablo State Park

Los Angeles Audubon Society
$8,000 for the Baldwin Hills Environmental Leadership program
State Park: Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area (Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook)

Mono Lake Committee
$4,000 for a volunteer program
State Park: Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, Bodie State Historic Park

Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District
$3,755 for park equipment
State Park: Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park

Outdoor Outreach
$10,000 to support recreational, educational and environmental stewardship youth outings
State Park: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Border Field State Park, Carlsbad State Beach, Mount San Jacinto State Park, San Clemente State Beach, San Elijo State Beach, San Onofre State Beach, Silver Strand State Beach, Torrey Pines State Beach and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

Portola and Castle Rock Foundation
$2,550 for graffiti removal
State Park: Castle Rock State Park

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
$8,825 for the Exploring Nature Through Science educational science program
State Park: Sonoma Coast State Park, Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, Austin Creek Redwoods State Recreation Area

September 2014

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$500 Rock City Stone Steps
State Park: Mount Diablo State Park

Literacy for Environmental Justice
$2,500 for the Eco Stewards at Yosemite Slough
State Park: Candlestick Point State Recreation Area

Point Lobos Foundation
$7,500 to develop of a mobile phone application to learn about the park
State Park: Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Friends of The Elephant Seal
$8,700 for fence replacements and new interpretive panels
State Parks: San Luis Obispo Coast District, Coastal Sector

Humboldt Redwoods Interpretive Association
$5,000 to rehabilitate the Needle Rock Visitor Center chimney
State Park: Sinkyone Wilderness SP

American River Conservancy
$3,000 for the California Naturalist Program in Coloma
State Park: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

Crystal Cove Alliance
$5,000 to align Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) curriculum to Next Generation Science Standards and advancement of a live, underwater camera
State Park: Crystal Cove State Park

Save Mount Diablo
$6,000 for post Morgan Fire research
State Park: Mount Diablo State Park

The Nature of Wildworks
$4,000 for wildlife presentations
State Parks: Malibu Creek State Park, Leo Carrillo State Park, Point Mugu State Park, Topanga State Park and Will Rogers State Park

The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Riverside campus
$7,000 for landscape enhancement to promote water-wise and healthy plants, local pollinators identified and increase public awareness and education of xeriscaping
State Park: California Citrus State Historic Park

Valley of the Moon Observatory Association
$2,000 for carpet replacement
State Park: Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

June 2014

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
$4,300 for the PORTS Program educational module
State Park: Angel Island State Park

Bodie Foundation & Friends of Mono Lake Reserve
$5,000 for the Mono Lake Osprey Habitat Utilization Study
State Park: Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$4,500 for the PORTS Program Enhancement and Capacity Building
State Parks: Los Angeles County parks

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$6,000 for the "Bowtie Parcel” Outdoor Arts, Nature, and Learning Laboratory
State Park: Rio de Los Angeles State Park

Concerned Resources and Environmental Workers (C.R.E.W.)
$5,000 for the Southern Ventura River Habitat Restoration Project
State Park: Emma Wood State Beach

Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountain
$2,112 for Interpretive Heritage Hikes Program
State Park: Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park

Friends of Allensworth
$1,500 for marketing and communications capacity building
State Park: Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park

Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks
$3,000 for the Castro Adobe Elementary Education Program
State Park: Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe State Historic Park

Friends of Sutter's Fort
$3,500 for the Kids Teaching Kids program
State Park: Sutter's Fort State Historic Park

Friends of the Salton Sea State Recreation Area
$7,500 for Discovery Kids Camp Season Two
State Park: Salton Sea State Recreation Area

Gilroy-Yamato Hot Springs Interpretive
$4,000 to support for interpretive and special events
State Park: Henry W. Coe State Park (Gilroy-Yamato Hot Springs)

Los Angeles Audubon Society
$8,000 for Outdoor Education Program
State Park: Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area (Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook)

Mounted Assistance Unit (Valley of the Moon Natural History Association)
$2,500 for the Bicycle Assistance Unit
State Park: Annadel State Park

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
$5,000 for student transportation to the Early California Days educational program
State Parks: El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park

Save Our Shores
$4,500 for beach education and cleanup transportation funding
State Parks: Santa Cruz and Monterey county parks

South Yuba River Park Association
$2,000 for school education program and transportation
State Park: South Yuba River State Park

Valley of the Moon Natural History Association
$8,000 for a campaign to reduce wildland fire
State Park: Jack London State Historic Park

Valley of the Moon Observatory Association
$950 for stargazing brochures
State Park: Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Will Rogers Ranch Foundation
$3,500 for field trip scholarships
State Park: Will Rogers State Historic Park

February 2014

Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association
$3,000 for the South Barn Interpretive Center education and interpretive materials
State Park: Anderson Marsh State Historic Park

Anza-Borrego Foundation
$1,200 for a volunteer recognition event
State Park: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Benicia State Parks Association
$2,500 for the enhancement of interpretive facilities at the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
State Park: Benicia State Recreation Area

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$1,000 for installation of a split rail fence
State Park: Mount Diablo State Park

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$1,588 for Eelgrass research
State Park: Tomales Bay State Park

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$2,000 to support a Junior rangers program
State Park: Sonoma State Historic Park

California Department of Parks and Recreation
$3,500 for volunteer recruitment brochures

Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers
$2,000 for a volunteer program equipment
State Park: Point Sur State Historic Park

Central Coast State Parks Association
$2,000 for a docent training

Coastside State Parks Association
$6,000 to upgrade a plant nursery facility
State Parks: San Mateo Coast Sector parks

Empire Mine Park Association
$4,835 for equipment to digitization interviews and documents, record new oral histories and transcribe audio recordings
State Park: Empire Mine State Historic Park

Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC)
$5,000 for trail improvements, removal of invasive species and fence mapping, planning and removal
State Parks: Tolowa Dunes State Park and Grizzly Creek State Park

Friends of Channel Coast State Parks
$2,500 to support volunteer work days
State Parks: Carpinteria State Beach, Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park, El Capitán State Beach, Emma Wood State Beach, Gaviota State Park, McGrath State Beach, Refugio State Beach, San Buenaventura State Beach

Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks
$10,000 for a horse barn restoration
State Park: Wilder Ranch State Park

Friends of the Salton Sea State Recreation Area
$6,000 for an educational volunteer event and Salton Sea Discovery Kids Camp transportation
State Park: Salton Sea State Recreation Area

Friends4Picacho
$4,800 for trail restoration and replacement of trail signs and wood bollards
State Park: Picacho State Recreation Area

Malibu Creek Docents Association
$5,000 for the visitor center native lawn and interpretive garden restoration
State Park: Malibu Creek State Park

Mendocino Area Parks Association
$7,000 for a point-of-sale system for visitor centers and museums
State Parks: MacKerricher State Park, Mendocino Headlands State Park (Ford House), Van Damme State Park, Greenwood State Beach (Elk Visitor Center)

Napa Valley State Parks Association
$3,000 to film the mill for interpretive and education programs
State Park: Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park

Portola & Castle Rock Foundation
$8,000 for development of a membership program and marketing campaign materials
State Parks: Portola Redwoods State Park and Castle Rock State Park

Save Mount Diablo
$5,000 to support of the Mary Bowerman Research Program to conduct post fire scientific research
State Park: Mount Diablo State Park

Save Our Shores
$6,000 for beach cleanup events
State Parks: Santa Cruz state beaches

Sierra State Parks Foundation
$1,500 for capital campaign marketing materials
State Park: Donner Memorial State Park

South Yuba River Citizens League
$3,000 to support the River Ambassador Program
State Park: South Yuba River State Park

South Yuba River State Park Association
$4,000 for a grant writer to support the Save the Bridge Campaign
State Park: South Yuba River State Park

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
$5,000 for a volunteer restoration and stewardship event
State Park: Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, Austin Creek State Recreation Area, Sonoma Coast State Park

TreePeople’s
$2,000 for training volunteer leaders in restoration techniques and volunteer management
State Park: Malibu Creek State Park

Valley of the Moon Natural History Association
$3,000 for production of a trail map
State Park: Jack London State Historic Park

Will Rogers Ranch Foundation
$5,000 for the rehabilitation Historic Lath House and a retaining wall
State Park: Will Rogers State Historic Park

September 2013

Anza-Borrego Foundation & Institute
$6,000 for outreach activities to support expanding outreach efforts
State Park: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Benicia State Parks Association
$800 to support a volunteer appreciation event
State Parks: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park and Benicia State Recreation Area

California State Railroad Museum Foundation
$5,000 to support website upgrades and enhancements
State Park: Old Sacramento State Historic Park (California State Railroad Museum

Coastside State Parks Association
$5,000 for boardwalk repair and expansion
State Park: Año Nuevo State Park

Literacy for Environmental Justice
$10,000 for the Candlestick Eco-Stewards Project
State Park: Candlestick Point State Recreation Area

Mendocino Area Parks Association
$6,600 for the repair and restoration of the Lake Cleone Boardwalk
State Park: MacKerricher State Park

California Coastkeeper Alliance
$7,400 to support a restoration, conservation and monitoring program of endangered green abalone along the southern California coast
State Park: Crystal Cove State Park

Plumas Eureka State Parks Association
$1,943 for a docent appreciation dinner
State Park: Plumas-Eureka State Park

Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks Association
$1,000 for a docent appreciation dinner
State Parks: Sonoma State Historic Park and Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
$6,000 to support volunteer naturalist, interpretive and educational programs
State Parks: Russian River area state parks

California State Parks Foundation

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