Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

River reflection photo
(c) 2007 Carolyn Silva
N. Fork Mokelumne

The Latest Wild and Scenic Mokelumne News

Act today! Take a few seconds now to keep the Mokelumne River flowing for generations to come.

Read about how to save a river.Interview with Foothill Conservancy's Katherine Evatt in Outdoor Minded Mag, March 2012.

Foothill Conservancy and conservation partners win big legal victory for the Mokelumne River. April 2011.

Rafting on the Mokelumne would boost education, conservation and tourism. April 26, 2011, guest column in the Calaveras Enterprise.

Wondering what you can do to save the Mokelumne? See our new Mokelumne Action Calendar.

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.

O.A.R.S. - Rafting for Conservation from Mikey Wier on Vimeo.

Check out this blog post from kayakers who ran the Devil's Nose reach a few years ago. Description and photos.

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!

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act turns 40

New! Mokelumne River Tiger Creek Dam run video by kayaker Evan Lloyd. Shot last June during a whitewater release on the North Fork Mokelumne. See the river from kayak level!

Photos of Mokelumne Electra Run

National Wild and Scenic River Designation for the Mokelumne River: A Closer Look at What’s True—and What’s Not

BLM Recommends 20.2 miles of Mokelumne for Wild and Scenic River designation

"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
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