At Henry Coe State Park

sostateparks1We gathered at Henry Coe State Park yesterday to show our support for California State Parks.   sostateparks2

ktvu_interviewTwo television news crews reported on the scene.    What I have to say is that these lands are a public trust run by the state government.   They are not an asset that can be closed or sold off.    The $15 vehicle license fee is a fine way to offset the costs and if other compromises are needed so be it.   But closing 80% of the parks is neither a reasonable nor effective solution to anything and would be a huge violation of public trust.

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Our mission of taking a photo for the SOS Weekend campaign complete, we set off  hiking to see some sights, soothe our souls and get a little exercise. 

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More photos at http://www.flickr.com/photos/jackieannpatterson/