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Arizona Parks Look to Paddling Tours to Lift Revenue

The Arizona State Parks Foundation and the Verde River Institute are testing the strategy of organizing river tours to raise funds to boost the state park system and help save one of the state's last free-flowing rivers.

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The Arizona State Parks Foundation and the Verde River Institute are testing the strategy of organizing river tours to raise funds to boost the state park system and help save one of the state's last free-flowing rivers. The organizers hope the tours will build advocates as well as raise funds, and they look to expand the tours to other parks. (The Arizona Republic)

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