Latest News Items
Wed, Jan 08, 2020: Website redesign request for proposalsFoothill Conservancy is seeking a talented web designer to create our new website. See PDF for details. Proposals are due by close of business January 27, 2020.
Fri, Jul 05, 2019: 19th Annual Dinner a great successOn Saturday, June 29, nearly 150 guests gathered on the beautiful courtyard of Karmère Vineyards & Winery outside Plymouth for the Foothill Conservancy’s 19th annual dinner ...
Mon, Mar 18, 2019: Will salmon and steehead once again spawn in the Mokelumne above Pardee?Record numbers of salmon and steelhead have returned to the Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery in recent years, but the outlook is even brighter with the release of a study that shows the possibility of the reintroduction of the iconic salmonid species in a 13.7 mile stretch of the Mokelumne above Lake Pardee ...
Wed, Jun 27, 2018: Mokelumne becomes California's 15th state Wild and Scenic RiverThirty-seven miles of the North Fork and main stem of the Mokelumne River running through Amador and Calaveras counties became California’s 15th California Wild and Scenic River on June 27, 2018, when Governor Edmund G. Brown signed SB 854. The legislation was passed by the State Assembly and Senate on Thursday, June 14. The designation bars new dams on the five designated reaches.
Tue, Jan 28, 2020: Amador County to review outdoor lighting ordinanceOn Tuesday, January 28, the Amador County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on a proposed outdoor lighting ordinance that is part of the County of Amador-Foothill Conservancy general plan litigation settlement agreement. The ordinance is intended to reduce nighttime light pollution, increase public safety by directing lighting where it's needed, avoid lights shining into homes from other buildings, and protect our views of the dark night sky. Click on event title for more ...