The wildflowers are gorgeous along the Mokelumne this spring. Help us ensure we can all continue to enjoy this local treasure. Click this link to endorse Wild and Scenic River designation for the Mokelumne River today.
Latest News Items
Fri, Apr 04, 2014: We've got a bill! Legislation introduced to designate the Mokelumne a state Wild and Scenic River
On April 4, Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Oakland) introduced state legislation that if enacted, will designate the Mokelumne a state Wild and Scenic River. We're really excited by this turn of events and looking forward to working with Sen. Hancock and members of the Legislature on this important bill. Click on the news item title above to read the full press release.
Tue, Feb 25, 2014: Unanimous vote "Yes" to save the Moke!
This morning the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of a resolution supporting California State Wild and Scenic designation for the Mokelumne River. The 5-0 vote came after an extended comment period requested by District 2 Supervisor Chris Wright, who introduced the resolution.
Sun, Feb 09, 2014: We've moved! Come visit our new office
Come see our beautiful new office at 35 Court Street, Suite 1 in Jackson! Our new phone number is 209-223-3508. The office is in the historic Tam House, on the corner of Court and Summit. We have plenty of space for meetings and small gatherings, including an Open House (date to be determined). As always, it's good to call before you come in case we're not in.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013: Calaveras High Students say “Protect our Moke!”
Calaveras High Students want a future that includes a Wild and Scenic Mokelumne. Olivia Borchin, Sierra Stackpole and Samantha Wise presented this message to the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors last week. Growing up with the Mokelumne River in their backyards, the students want the beauty and recreational experiences they have shared with their friends and families on the Moke to continue for all. As Samantha declared: “I hope there will still be a future river to share with my kids.” ...Fri, Oct 25, 2013: Thank you to our 2013 Moke cleanup volunteers!
Foothill Conservancy wants to say Thank You to the many volunteers who joined us for our 2013 Mokelumne River Cleanup on October 19. Volunteers removed hundreds of pounds of trash and recyclables from the river along Electra Road and at Big Bar and the North Fork crossing at Highway 26. This year's "weirdest trash" as voted by volunteers? A bobber with a fish still hooked to it!
Upcoming Events
Fri, Apr 25, 2014: California Native Grasslands Association
The California Native Grasslands Association (CNGA) is teaming up with Hedgerow Farms to provide an excellent opportunity for practical, hands-on learning about native grasslands.
Sun, May 04, 2014: Foothill Conservancy Open House
Foothill Conservancy staff and board invite you to our Open House on Sunday, May 4, from 3:00-5:30 pm, 35 Court Street, Suite 1, in Jackson. We're excited to show off our new office and update you on our many projects. Bring a friend! To help us with planning, please RSVP by emailing Carolyn with "May 4 Open House" in the subject line, or by calling 209.223.3508.
THE FOOTHILL CONSERVANCY  |  35 Court Street, Suite 1   Jackson, CA  95642  |  209-223-3508