Latest News Items
Sat, Apr 15, 2017: Job opportunity: Executive Director
The Foothill Conservancy is seeking a FT executive director. Work to protect, restore and sustain the natural and human environment in Amador and Calaveras counties. Direct all key organization functions, including finance, operations, programs, planning, personnel, community outreach. See details in full listing. No calls, please. Final filing date: May 10, 2017.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016: A Solstice remembrance of George Wendt, one of the great river defenders of our time
As 2016 draws to a close, many of us find ourselves looking back at the year and contemplating the year to come. The days are short, the nights long, and as the winter solstice draws near, we look for the light to return to our planet and our lives. Itís a season of reflection, love, giving, remembrance and hope.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016: Long-awaited removal of East Panther Creek Dam completed by Foothill Conservancy and local contractors
The Foothill Conservancy has worked for restoration and protection of the Mokelumne River and its watershed since 1989. On November 3, 2016, that work took a great blast forward with the long-awaited removal of East Panther Creek Dam in Amador County east of Pioneer, as Copperopolis contractor California Drilling and Blasting dynamited the main body of the dam. View the video on YouTube.
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 Amadorís new general plan and related environmental impact report. The Conservancyís 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.
Upcoming Events
Sun, Apr 30, 2017 - Tue, Jun 06, 2017: Tickets on sale now for River of Song: A musical celebration of California's life-giving waters
Musicians Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum, Barbara Higbie, The T Sisters, Thompsonia, Blame Sally and more will perform a benefit concert for Friends of the River and the Foothill Conservancy at Berkeley's Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. Tickets are $35 in advance and $39 at the door. Read more and buy your tickets online now.
Mon, May 22, 2017 - Wed, May 31, 2017: Forest Restoration Workshop
This workshop will address reforestation on land affected by wildfire or extensive tree mortality.
Sat, Jun 24, 2017: Foothill Conservancy Annual Dinner: With you, we're great! Let's celebrate.
Come join us in celebrating at our annual dinner, Saturday, June 24, 4:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at Karmere Winery & Vineyards in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Delectable food catered by Taste Restaurant and Wine Bar. Music by local jazz favorites Herb Boxhorn (vocals and guitar) and Klaudia Promessi (saxophones). Fabulous raffle and auction prizes. Tickets $40 per person, $10 children 12 and under.
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