Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

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Latest News Items
Fri, Oct 09, 2015: Gov. Brown signs AB 142, Mokelumne River Wild and Scenic study bill
This morning, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 142 (Bigelow), the Mokelumne River Wild and Scenic study bill. The bill was broadly supported by conservation groups, water agencies, foothill counties and others. Read more about it here.
Thu, Sep 10, 2015: AB 142 passes Senate and Assembly, now on governor's desk
On Thursday, September 10, a final, 74-1 vote in the California Assembly passed AB 142, the Mokelumne Wild and Scenic River study bill introduced by Assemblyman Bigelow early this year. The vote followed a 38-0 vote by the state Senate on September 9. The bill now proceeds to the governor's desk for signature or veto.
Tue, Jun 02, 2015: AB 142 for Moke study passes the Assembly
AB 142 passed the Assembly yesterday on a 71-3 vote. Introduced by Assemblymember Frank Bigelow (O'Neals) the bill would require a study to determine the Mokelumne River's eligibility for California Wild and Scenic River designation.
Fri, Apr 03, 2015: AB 142 amendments provide interim protection for the Mokelumne
On Monday, March 23, Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-O'Neals) accepted Assembly Natural Resources Committee amendments to his Mokelumne Wild and Scenic study bill, AB 142. River advocates support the bill moving forward with the amendments.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015: Off the Deep End: Imagine a river that is more than water
Calaveras County's Buzz Eggleston calls for protection of the Mokelumne River with Wild and Scenic designation in this wonderful column in the Calaveras Enterprise.
Upcoming Events
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 - Tue, Dec 15, 2015: Foothill Conservancy Holiday Open House
All are invited to Foothill Conservancy's Holiday Open House, December 14, from 5-6 pm. Enjoy snacks, wine and hot mulled cider with Conservancy staff, board, and friends. If you haven't yet visited our Jackson office, this is the perfect time to take the tour! Bring a friend!
Fri, Jan 08, 2016 - Mon, Jan 11, 2016: River Advocacy Training School
River RATS is a semester-long program at FOR (Friends of the River) to train and empower advocates to be effective leaders in river protection and sustainable water policy in California.
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