Yurok Tribe Begins Operating Stone Lagoon Visitor Center June 1

June 1, 2020

Yurok Tribe Begins Operating Stone Lagoon Visitor Center June 1

Stone Lagoon Visitor Center

On February 12, representatives from the Yurok Tribe and California Department of Parks and Rec signed a landmark agreement for the Tribe to operate the Stone Lagoon Visitor Center. Press release from the Yurok Tribe: On June 1, 2020, the Yurok Tribe will officially begin operating the Stone Lagoon Visitor Center, following the completion of the first-ever Joint Powers Authority agreement between the California Department of Parks and Recreation and a Tribal government. “On behalf of the Yurok people, I would like to thank the California State Parks North Coast Redwoods District Superintendent, Victor Bjelajac for partnering with us on this historic project,” said Joseph L. James, the Chairman of the Yurok Tribe. “Our partnership with the park paves the path for tribal governments throughout California to form similar cooperative agreements with the state agency. We are extremely happy about this agreement and all of the positive opportunities it presents.” “This is one of the most meaningful projects I have had the privilege to oversee during my many years with California State Parks,” said Victor Bjelajac, California State Parks North Coast Redwoods District Superintendent. “The Yurok Tribe is a great partner. We are very excited about the future of this project.” “We are extremely proud to be the first tribe in the state to form this type of agreement with the California Department of Parks and Recreation,” said Sherri Provolt, the Orick District Representative on the Yurok Tribal Council. “True partnerships are not just made, they are built with […]

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Owen Herne
Attorney, Herne Law, PLLC

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