|Blurbarian Since||March 2008|
|Business Name||Mendocino Area Parks Association (MAPA)|
|Business Web Site||http://www.mendoparks.org|
|Location||PO Box 1387, Ford House Museum, Mendocino CA 95460|
|Business Phone Number||707.937.4700|
|About My Business||MAPA funds natural &cultural heritage presentations in our district State Parks such as school field trips for thousands of local children, in-school presentations, nature talks/ walks/ hikes, seminars, Jr. Rangers and campfire programs. Thank you for your support.|
|Areas of Expertise||Natural and cultural heritage educational programs in the California State Parks of Mendocino County.|
MAPA has two fundraisers:
1) Arts for the Parks, bringing the artist, the parks and the community together for a common purpose - to help protect our parks and our quality of life. Artists compete for cash awards. Artwork is based on our local state parks.
2) Abalone Festival and Cook-Off: First Saturday in October. Chefs compete for grand prizes by preparing their favorite abalone recipes. Ticket holders vote for what they believe is the best dish.