Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

Latest News Items
Thu, Feb 15, 2018: Video: Wild and Scenic Hearing in Mokelumne Hill, February 15
On February 15, about 100 people gathered in Mokelumne Hill for the California Natural Resources Agency's public hearing on the draft Mokelumne Wild and Scenic study. You can view a video of the presentations and comments here.
Wed, Jan 31, 2018: State study recommends Wild and Scenic designation for Mokelumne River
Conservation, 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).
Thu, Jul 13, 2017: Foothill Conservancy welcomes new Executive Director Amanda C. Nelson
We are pleased to welcome Amanda C. Nelson as the Foothill Conservancy's new executive director. Amanda joins us after a 25-year career working for and with nonprofit organizations. Read more about her in the Amador Community News.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016: A Solstice remembrance of George Wendt, one of the great river defenders of our time
As 2016 draws to a close, many of us find ourselves looking back at the year and contemplating the year to come. The days are short, the nights long, and as the winter solstice draws near, we look for the light to return to our planet and our lives. It’s a season of reflection, love, giving, remembrance and hope.
Fri, Jul 08, 2016: Foothill Conservancy board discusses small-diameter pipeline project
At 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. Click on the title of this story to read more ...
Upcoming Events
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 - Thu, Mar 08, 2018: Comment on the Mokelumne Wild and Scenic Study by March 8
The California Natural Resources Agency will hold a public hearing on its draft Mokelumne River Wild and Scenic River Study Report on Monday, February 26 at 6 pm. Please come to the hearing and speak up for permanently protecting 37 miles of the Mokelumne with California Wild and Scenic River designation. Comments are due by March 8. Click event title for more information on how to comment.
Sat, Mar 03, 2018 - Mon, Apr 30, 2018: PT Ranch Speaker Series: From Soil to Butcher 2018
Join PT Ranch as they invite farmers, butchers and consultants to share their experiences with sustainable and regenerative agriculture in a speaker series hosted in Ione, California. The series brings together leading professionals who are committed to growing environmentally integrated businesses that improve soil health and provide the highest quality meats. Reintroduce yourself to dirt and learn how soil is the foundation of healthy food system and successful agriculture business.
Wed, Mar 07, 2018: Forest Restoration Workshop
This workshop is aimed at foresters, land owners and others who are involved in planning and executing forest restoration projects. It will also be of interest to personnel working for agencies serving these clients. Restoration at multiple scales from the residential forest parcel to the landscape will be addressed.
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