Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

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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
Thu, Feb 11, 2016: International Groundwater Expert To Speak At Columbia College
Leading international expert in groundwater research, Dr. Ty Ferré of the University of Arizona, will be the featured speaker. Dr. Ferré’s talk is geared toward geology, watershed, forestry and natural resources students, as well as professionals and interested members of the public.
Thu, Feb 18, 2016: Executive Director Meet and Greet
Members and the public are invited to join Foothill Conservancy's executive director, Cecily Smith, Thursday, February 18th for casual conversation and to learn more about the Conservancy. February's Meet and Greet will be from 7:30 - 9:00 am at the Martell Starbucks. Bring your coffee cup and a friend and let's chat!
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