Your Winter Charitable Gifts at Work!

Thanks to our generous supporters, the San Mateo County Parks Foundation recently made a gift to support a number of projects and programs in our local county parks. Together we are planting seeds that will germinate and grow into great things for our communities. While the parks are protected, it takes a lot of people and work to steward them in the midst of a booming metropolitan area. Here is what we are supporting…

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Youth Environmental Ed Field Trips: Connecting the Leaders of Tomorrow to our Parks Today

Is a park ever permanently protected? Will tomorrow’s leaders appreciate our parks? Will they work hard to steward them?

One thing I know for certain is that the leaders of tomorrow are children today. And one of the best investments we can make in our parks is to nurture a new generation of young people to grow up and fight for them. But first, we must make sure our youth are getting to the parks because people protect what they love, and to know the parks is to love them.

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