State of California Public sites:
State of California: A good source of online services and information. Get instant access to state, county and city government information and online services. http://www.ca.gov
California Game and Fish Commission: The Mission of the Department of Fish and Game is to manage California's diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use and enjoyment by the public.
The Department of Fish and Game maintains native fish, wildlife, plant species and natural communities for their intrinsic and ecological value and their benefits to people. This includes habitat protection and maintenance in a sufficient amount and quality to ensure the survival of all species and natural communities. The department is also responsible for the diversified use of fish and wildlife including recreational, commercial, scientific and educational uses. http://www.dfg.ca.gov/
Tourism: Nice website by the California Office of Tourism. Loaded with info, photos and business links. http://www.visitcalifornia.com
State Parks: Excerpt from the website "California Department of Parks and Recreation manages more than 270 park units, which contain the finest and most diverse collection of natural, cultural, and recreational resources to be found within California. These treasures are as diverse as California: From the last stands of primeval redwood forests to vast expanses of fragile desert; from the lofty Sierra Nevada to the broad sandy beaches of our southern coast; and from the opulence of Hearst Castle to the vestiges of colonial Russia." This is the official California State Parks Web site. You will find helpful information for planning your family vacation, camping weekend or RV park getaway. Everything from resorts, camping, boating, cabin rentals, hiking trails, fishing, golf and more. http://www.parks.ca.gov/
State of California Commercial sites and Organizations:
California Travel Parks Assn.
Excerpt from the website: "California Travel Parks Association is an organization of campground and RV park owners and operators just like you, who have joined together to do what one person cannot do alone. CTPA works for you and your future in the recreation industry. Through education and sharing individual expertise, CTPA seeks to reduce your operational costs and to promote an attitude of cooperation and friendship among fellow park owners and operators."
PO Box 5648 Auburn, CA 95604
530/885-1624 • 530/823-6331 FAX
Historical information about California
Motto: Eureka I Have Found It
Excerpt from the website of the Historical Society of California:
" The California Historical Society is a statewide membership-based organization. Its mission is to engage the public’s interest and participation in collecting, preserving, and presenting art, artifacts, and written materials relevant to the history of California and to support historical research, publication, and educational activities...." (click link below for full text)