Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

Latest News Items
Fri, Nov 04, 2016: Foothill Conservancy files legal challenge to Amador County General Plan
On Thursday, November 3, Foothill Conservancy filed a lawsuit in Amador County Superior Court challenging the County of Amador’s new general plan and related environmental impact report. The Conservancy’s petition for writ of mandate asks the court to set aside the general plan and EIR, and revise the EIR to correct identified errors and inadequacies. The attorney representing the Conservancy in this matter is Michael W. Graf, who won a Conservancy lawsuit that stopped the East Bay Municipal ...
Wed, Sep 21, 2016: 2016 River Cleanup Thank You
Foothill 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 15, 2016: Amador County general plan updates threatens county's future, fails local residents
On July 15, the Amador Ledger Dispatch published a guest commentary on the Amador County General Plan update. It points out the flaws in the plan and that better options exist. Read the full commentary here. For more on the general plan update, see our related issues page.
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 ...
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.
Upcoming Events
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 - Sat, Dec 17, 2016: Volunteers Needed for Trail Brushing
Volunteer 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.
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