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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, Aug 19, 2014 - Fri, Aug 22, 2014: SB 1199 Wake this Friday, Aug. 22We're sad to announce the untimely demise of Senate Bill 1199, which would have protected 37 miles of the upper Mokelumne with California Wild and Scenic River designation. Join us this Friday, August 22, from 4-7 pm, for a no-host-bar gathering at the historic Hotel Leger in Mokelumne Hill.
Fri, Aug 22, 2014: River Reflections, a call for artistsAugust 22 is the deadline for artist submissions to "River Reflections." Artists of all disciplines who live in Amador and Calaveras Counties, or are customers of East Bay Municipal Utility District, are invited to submit qualifications and samples of work for a chance to participate in a project called “River Reflections.”
Sat, Sep 06, 2014: Farm Tour and DinnerFarms of Amador and Amador Farmers Market present a self guided tour of some local wineries and a local, organic farm-to-fork dinner at Helwig Winery. Live Latin music, raffle and auction.
Mon, Sep 15, 2014: Let’s talk about . . . water and the droughtJoin Calaveras Planning Coalition for a discussion about our local water resources, water rights and water conservation. Featured speakers are Brian Moss, Environmental Management Agency, Tom Infusino, Calaveras Planning Coalition, and Joel Metzger, Calaveras County Water District. Please RSVP.