Latest News Items
Fri, Mar 30, 2018: Amador General Plan AgreementFoothill Conservancy and Amador County reach agreement in general plan dispute
The County of Amador and the Foothill Conservancy took a significant step to advance protection of the scenic beauty, community character, agricultural lands and wildlife local residents cherish. The parties have approved a settlement agreement to resolve the Conservancy’s November 2016 lawsuit challenging the County's approval of its new general plan.
Sat, Feb 24, 2018: "Finally, Protection for the Moke"The new state study that recommends including 37 miles of the Mokelumne River in the California Wild and Scenic Rivers System is the subject of a feature story in the East Bay Monthly.
Wed, Jan 31, 2018: State study recommends Wild and Scenic designation for Mokelumne RiverConservation, fish and recreation groups applaud draft Mokelumne River Wild and Scenic Study Report
Local, statewide and national conservation, fish and recreation organizations are applauding the release of the California Natural Resources Agency’s draft Mokelumne River Wild and Scenic Study Report, which recommends adding 37 miles of the Mokelumne River to the California Wild and Scenic River System. The report was mandated by the 2015 passage of Assembly Bill 142 (Bigelow, R-O’Neals).
Sun, May 20, 2018 - Thu, Jun 07, 2018: River of Song concert to benefit California river conservationRiver of Song performers include Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, Blame Sally,
Thompsonia (Suzy, Eric & Allegra Thompson) and Jenner Fox, all of whom will
feature songs about water and rivers, in styles ranging from bluegrass to folk-rock to blues and will perform a benefit concert for Friends of the River and the Foothill Conservancy at Berkeley's Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. Tickets are $35 in advance and $39 at the door. Read more and buy your tickets online now.
Sun, Jun 03, 2018 - Sun, Jun 10, 2018: Raft the Moke on Sunday, June 3 or Sunday, June 10!Celebrate the Wild and Scenic-eligible Mokelumne by rafting the river! O.A.R.S. will be running benefit raft trips down the Electra-Middle Bar run of the Mokelumne River for the benefit of the Foothill Conservancy and our efforts to preserve and protect the river. We expect high demand for these trips, so please reserve your seats today!