August 2010: More than 100 local businesses now support the Wild and Scenic River designation, as does the Northern California Council of Federation of Fly Fishers. Last month, the Paloma Community Group signed on to support.
In 2009, new support for National Wild and Scenic River designation for the Mokelumne! Supporters now include the East Bay Municipal Utility District, City of Berkeley, City of Richmond, California Democratic Party and Sierra Club California.
Read John Yost's first-hand account of rafting the Devil's Nose reach of the North Fork Mokelumne in Spring 2009. In the Calaveras Enterprise
Our recent Mokelumne River raft trips, sponsored by OARS of Angels Camp, were a huge success. Couldn't make it? See the river from raft level in this great video from Mikey Wier.
News flash, January 21: The Mokelumne Hill Community Trust voted unanimously this evening to support Wild and Scenic River designation for the Mokelumne River! Thanks to the trust and trustees for their support!
Support for Mokelumne Wild and Scenic designation is growing!
"Of all the rivers I've done, the North Fork of the Mokelumne is one of the wildest places I've ever been . . . you get a feeling in there that you're really, really, away from it all, and it's a little scary, and that?s what 'wild' is all about."
— Jim Foust, river outfitter who has rafted throughout California, the Pacific Northwest, and British Columbia