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
Fri, Jun 17, 2016: A Walk in the Park with David Vassar
A Life-Long Intimate Film Journey of Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning Filmmaker David Vassar's Lauded Documentaries about America's National Parks with the Filmmaker Himself.
Sun, Jun 19, 2016: Reserve your spot now: Raft the Moke on June 19th!
Make this an extra-special Father's Day by joining Foothill Conservancy to raft the Mokelumne River! O.A.R.S. will be running raft trips down the Electra-Middle Bar run of the Mokelumne River to benefit the Foothill Conservancy and our efforts to preserve and protect the Moke with Wild and Scenic River designation. Trip times are 8 am, noon and 4 pm. Tickets are $75 per person. We expect high demand for these trips, so please reserve your seats today!

Sat, Jul 09, 2016: Foothill Conservancy Annual Dinner
The joint will be jumpin'! Join us Saturday, July 9, from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Pickle Patch, a Calaveras County favorite! Musical guests - the popular Wicked Sisters. Tickets are $40 for adults, $10 for children under 12.
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