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Wed, Sep 21, 2016: 2016 River Cleanup Thank YouFoothill Conservancy would like to thank all of the volunteers who turned out for our 2016 Mokelumne River Cleanup on September 17. Volunteers removed hundreds of pounds of trash and recyclables from the river along Electra Road and at Big Bar and upcountry at the North Fork crossing at Highway 26.
Fri, Jul 08, 2016: Foothill Conservancy board discusses small-diameter pipeline projectAt its quarterly board meeting July 5, the Foothill Conservancy board of directors discussed the current controversy over the Amador Water Agency proposal to place a small-diameter pipeline in the Amador Canal.
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Thu, Sep 10, 2015: AB 142 passes Senate and Assembly, now on governor's deskOn 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.
Fri, Oct 07, 2016 - Sat, Dec 17, 2016: Volunteers Needed for Trail BrushingVolunteer workdays occur the third Saturday of every month to conduct trail maintenance on a section of the Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail. Limbs and brush that have encroached upon the trail corridor will be trimmed and pruned back with the use of various hand tools.