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Partnership Proposals Include New Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch
October 5, 2007

Story by Ed Stauss
(a condensed version appears in our Fall 2007 Newsletter)

SMMNRA may benefit from six proposals for Centennial Challenge funding in fiscal year 2008. These projects are among 201 proposals which were announced on August 23 in Yosemite National Park by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne and Park Service Director Mary Bomar, as the first phase of the park service's Centennial Challenge. For SMMNRA, the public-private partnerships will raise money for recreational experience, education and stewardship.

Details of the six SMMNRA projects are as follows:

More information on the park planning process is posted on the following website operated by the MRCA: smmc.ca.gov/KGRP/index.html.