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Sat, Apr 15, 2017: Job opportunity: Executive DirectorThe 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 timeAs 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.
Fri, Nov 04, 2016: Foothill Conservancy files legal challenge to Amador County General PlanOn 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 YouFoothill 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.
Mon, May 22, 2017 - Wed, May 31, 2017: Forest Restoration WorkshopThis 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.