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Wed, Sep 24, 2014: 2014 Mokelumne River Cleanup ResultsThe Mokelumne River is cleaner thanks to the efforts of volunteers at Foothill Conservancy’s annual Mokelumne River Cleanup, held September 20. Volunteers collected more than 300 pounds of trash and recyclables at sites on Electra Road, Big Bar, and upcountry at the North Fork crossing at Highway 26.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014: Thank you to our 2014 Moke cleanup volunteers!Foothill Conservancy wants to say "Thank You" to the many volunteers who turned out for our 2014 Mokelumne River Cleanup on September 20. Volunteers removed hundreds of pounds of trash and recyclables from the river along Electra Road at Big Bar and upcountry at the North Fork crossing at Highway 26. This year's "weirdest trash" as voted by volunteers? A whole coconut with black and white sesame seeds and some exotic seeds (maybe chia) wrapped up in a cloth!
Mon, Sep 15, 2014: Finalist artists selected for River Reflections Arts Project50 artists from Amador and Calaveras Counties, and the East Bay, listed below have been selected to submit work for the next phase of “River Reflections,” a major arts project, that will call attention to the Mokelumne River, source of drinking water for 1.4 million people, locally and in the East Bay.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 - Mon, Dec 15, 2014: Hemlock Landscape Restoration Public Open House & comment periodThe purpose of the Hemlock project is to improve the ecological resilience of the landscape by producing different forest stand structures and densities, reducing the forest’s susceptibility to insect, disease, and drought related mortality, reducing surface fuels, increasing the height to canopy, decreasing crown density, retaining large, fire resistant tree species, maintaining and enhancing important wildlife habitat and the extent and connectivity of aspen stands, and improving resource and ...
Sat, Nov 22, 2014: Sierra Nevada Film FestivalMark you calendar!
Sierra Nevada Film Festival closes out the year with a great selection of films. Don't miss them! Check out the program and buy a ticket. You'll be glad you did.