Episode 2, Parks for the FutureDVD - 2018
California Forever is a two-part series that tells the history and legacy of California's magnificent state parks, from Yosemite in 1864 to the present day. It is also the story of how the 'park idea' first started in California and led to the creation of the national park system. Together, the two one-hour episodes illustrate the importance of California's state parks for preserving the state's history, culture, and environment, as well as for public enjoyment. Many of the state's parks, now national icons, are facing a variety of challenges today. .Parks for the future : "The program places the future of California's state parks within the contest of trends that will soon threaten parks everywhere. Population growth, decline of native plants and animals, loss of open space, and climate change all pose serious challenges to the integrity of parks, now and in the future.