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Posted on: November 17, 2020

*UPDATE* Public invited to weigh in on next phase of recreation planning for Ginkgo/Wanapum

Virtual meeting will present alternative approaches to consider

Nov. 24, 2020: This update corrects the deadline for public comments and clarifies the direction about participating via MS Teams.  

OLYMPIA – Nov. 17, 2020 – Washington State Parks invites the public to a virtual meeting to learn more about ongoing recreation planning for Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park and Wanapum Recreation Area. The online meeting will focus on alternative approaches for addressing issues at the two recreation areas.

WHAT
Public meeting: Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park and Wanapum Recreation Area
Classification and Management Plan (CAMP) 

WHO
Washington State Parks Planning Program

WHEN
Tuesday, Dec. 8
6 p.m. Pacific Time

HOW
Via Microsoft Teams
Join the meeting. (To join the meeting, select “Watch on the web instead,” and then “Join anonymously.”)   
You do not need to download Microsoft Teams to join. You will need a web browser and speakers to watch and listen to the presentation.

The public can provide written questions, comments and suggestions during the meeting and until Dec. 31. More information can be found on the project webpage at: http://j.mp/GinkgoPlan 

For additional information, or if you need special accommodations for the meeting contact Melinda Posner at planning@parks.wa.gov or (360) 902-8671.

Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/Voice communication.

News media contacts:
Melinda Posner, Planning Program (360) 902-8671
Toni Droscher, Communications Office, (360) 902-8604

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About Washington State Parks

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission manages more than 100 state parks and properties totaling approximately 120,000 acres. The Commission provides a variety of recreation opportunities for citizens and provides stewardship protection for a diverse array of natural, cultural and historic resources. State Parks’ statewide programs include long-distance trails, boating safety and winter recreation. 

News release number: 20-060
 

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