CBS13: Concerns Grow Over Illegal Camping In American River Parkway

The American River Parkway Foundation this week has demanded city and county leaders to intervene. It’s expecting a detailed plan by March on how to tackle the removal of illegal campers from the 23-mile-long nature and recreation area. The demand also focused on the county’s response to the damage caused by illegal camping. Read More

The Sacramento Bee: American River advocates demand removal of homeless camps in appeal to Sacramento leaders

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KFBK: American River Parkway Foundation Demands Action on Homeless Problem

The American River Parkway Foundation (ARPF) submitted a letter to Sacramento County and City of Sacramento demanding that they take action to address the growing concern of illegal camping on the American River Parkway. The environmental and public safety impacts of the growing number of incidents of illegal camping threaten the Parkway’s beauty and sustainability and are a hazard to communities, schools and businesses that border the Parkway as well as Parkway users. This includes growing fire danger, diminished water quality and hazardous materials resulting from intravenous drug use. Read More

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