Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

The spring flowers are spectacular along the Mokelumne this year. Don't miss them. Click this link to endorse Wild and Scenic River designation for the Mokelumne River today.
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
Thu, May 05, 2016: The Progressive Women's Committee
The speaker for May will be Gwen Starrett, Group Leader of the Amador Calaveras chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby. She will speak on Climate Change: A View from the Sierra Foothills.
Thu, May 12, 2016: Meet and Greet
Join Foothill Conservancy Executive Director Cecily Smith Thursday, May 12th from 5:00-6:30 PM at Provisions on Main Street in Sutter Creek. Take advantage of Lucy's Spice Box and enjoy a delicious meal with FC members and friends. Provisions has a great selection of beverages to pair with your dinner or enjoy on their own. See you May 12th!
Wed, May 18, 2016: California Rivers Day
You are invited to join in the California Rivers Day on Wednesday, May 18 in Sacramento; an education, outreach, and activism event featuring rivers at the State Capitol. The day starts with an 8:30 am legislative breakfast followed by the California Rivers Fair, with booths from over 20 river groups coupled with legislator and agency visits.
Sat, Jul 09, 2016: Save the Date
Good food and friends! Mark your calendars for July 9th, 4:00-7:00 pm, for Foothill Conservancy's Annual Dinner. We'll see you at The Pickle Patch in San Andreas, a Calaveras County favorite! More details to come.
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