Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

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Latest News Items
Tue, Jun 24, 2014: SB 1199 for a Wild and Scenic Moke passes first Assembly Committee!
On Monday, June 23, the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources passed Senate Bill 1199, which would protect 37 miles of the Mokelumne River with state Wild and Scenic River designation. The final vote was 6-3.
Mon, Jun 02, 2014: Senate passes Wild & Scenic bill for the Mokelumne River!
On Thursday, May 29, the state Senate approved SB1199, the Mokelumne Wild and Scenic River bill, on a 22-12 vote. The bill has now moved to the state Assembly, where it will be heard in committee before moving to an Assembly vote. Please read our press release for more information.
Fri, May 16, 2014: Setting the record straight re SB 1199 and Roaring Camp
Wild and Scenic River expert Steve Evans explains a little history about SB 1199, the Mokelumne Wild and Scenic bill, as well as why it won't harm Roaring Camp. The full article is on the Amador Ledger Dispatch website, but didn't make the print edition.
Thu, May 15, 2014: EBMUD board backpaddles on Wild and Scenic
On Tuesday, May 13, the East Bay Municipal Utility District board took a position of "oppose unless amended" on SB 1199, the Mokelumne River state Wild and Scenic bill. Read more in this post from Theresa Simsiman of American Whitewater. Theresa attended the meeting and expressed strong support for SB 1199.
Sat, May 03, 2014: Wild and Scenic passes Senate committee
SB 1199, which would designated 37 miles of the Mokelumne a state Wild and Scenic River, passed the Senate Natural Resource and Water Committee on a 7-2 vote Tuesday. Students from Calaveras and Argonaut High Schools were among those expressing support for the bill. Story from Calaveras Enterprise.
Upcoming Events
Sun, Aug 10, 2014: Sign up now! Save the Moke Raft Trip on the American River
Join Foothill Conservancy for a full day raft tour down the South Fork of the American. Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting at a reduced price while supporting Foothill Conservancy's efforts to protect the Mokelumne River.
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