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  1. Winter Recreation and Snowmobile Advisory Committee Meetings

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Winter Recreation Program will be hosting two in-person only advisory committee meetings in the coming weeks for both the Winter Recreation Advisory Committee and the Snowmobile Advisory Committee. Read on...
  2. Boating Program Advisory Council Seeks Two New Members

    The deadline for submitting applications is February 21?, 2023. The council appointment will be made in the month of March 2023 and the new members will serve three-year terms that end in February of 2026. Read on...
  3. State Parks Commission to meet in Lacey

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regular in-person commission meeting Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Lacey City Council Chambers. Read on...
  4. State Parks is hiring 305 park aides

    Washington State Parks is recruiting seasonal park aides to work in its beautiful outdoor places this spring, summer and fall! The agency will hire 305 park aides and senior park aides statewide to work in state parks from April through September. Read on...
  5. Gov. Inslee appoints new member to State Parks and Recreation Commission

    Ali Raad brings wealth of public service experience to Commission Read on...
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