The State of Our State Parks

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When retired Marine Corps General Anthony Jackson took over as head of California's parks system in 2012, he promised to help "win back the public's trust" after revelations of financial mismanagement undermined the department's credibility. How are the parks faring today? What's the state of your favorite state park?


Anthony Jackson, director of the California State Parks Department

Ken Wiseman, executive director of Parks Forward, a new state commission set up to analyze and overhaul the park system

Elizabeth Goldstein, president of the California State Parks Foundation