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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.
Fri, Mar 30, 2018: Amador General Plan AgreementFoothill Conservancy and Amador County reach agreement in general plan dispute
The County of Amador and the Foothill Conservancy took a significant step to advance protection of the scenic beauty, community character, agricultural lands and wildlife local residents cherish. The parties have approved a settlement agreement to resolve the Conservancy’s November 2016 lawsuit challenging the County's approval of its new general plan.
Sat, Nov 09, 2019 - Thu, Jan 09, 2020: Tickets on sale for John McCutcheon ConcertGrammy-nominated folk musician John McCutcheon is returning for another concert to benefit the Foothill Conservancy! The concert is Thursday, January 9, 2020, from 7:00 pm -9:00 pm at the beautiful Dr. Elliott A. Smart Performing Arts Center at Bret Harte Union High School in Angels Camp. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door (if available). Children 12 and under $15 advance, $20 door.
Fri, Nov 29, 2019 - Tue, Dec 31, 2019: Patagonia to match your end-of-year donation! From November 29 through December 31, 2019, Patagonia will match donations you make to Foothill Conservancy on the Patagonia Action Works website. This is a true 1:1 match, and individual donations up to $10,000 qualify. That means every dollar you donate will be doubled to support our work! Patagonia will even cover the Network for Good processing fees. There is a cap on Patagonia's total match for all its grantees combined, so we encourage you to donate soon.