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Wed, Aug 13, 2014: Viewpoints: All sides in state water wars should get behind protecting the Mokelumne RiverLong-time water warriors Jerry Meral and Bill Jennings, who often disagree, join together to support Wild and Scenic River designation for the Mokelumne River. "People who follow California’s water wars may wonder whether experts who disagree on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan ever agree on anything at all. The answer is yes. We agree it’s time to protect 37 miles of the Central Sierra’s Mokelumne River as a state Wild and Scenic River." Read full article.
Fri, Aug 01, 2014: Supes still say Moke should be Wild and ScenicOn Tuesday, July 29, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors re-affirmed their support for Wild and Scenic designation for the Mokelumne and state legislation to bring it about.
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
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Tue, Sep 16, 2014 - Sun, Sep 17, 2017: Foothill Conservancy Land Use WorkshopFoothill Conservancy is holding a free training for volunteers interested in helping write comments for Amador County's Draft General Plan Update/EIR, Tuesday, September 16, 6:30-8:30 pm., led by Tom Infusino, a local legal expert on land use planning and CEQA.
Mon, Oct 20, 2014: Rancher Sustainability Self Assessment WorkshopCooperative Extension Specialists and Advisors, local ranchers, and experts in the industry will define Ranch Sustainability Self Assessment (where it originated and how it works) and talk about its importance, not only for achieving and maintaining a prosperous ranch, but for preserving family values as well. Save the date, more details will be posted.