Point Reyes Weekend

Good News: Increased Funds for National Parks

This type of story doesn’t seem to come around very often so I am glad to highlight Thursday’s announcement by the National Park Service. According to the San Francisco Chronicle,

… officials hope to invest $1 billion by the Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016. Under the plan, national parks in California would get $54 million in the 2008 fiscal year, including $45 million for some Northern California parks: the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Point Reyes National Seashore, Redwood National Park, Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and Lava Beds National Monument.

Specifically for the Point Reyes area, the Marin Independent Journal reports two projects on the list:

The improvements will be funded by both the government and private donations.