Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

Our Mokelumne River is beautiful every day of the year. And now it's California's newest state Wild and Scenic River! Celebrate our victory and help us continue our good work! Make your tax-deductible donation today!
Latest News Items
Mon, Aug 05, 2019: We're Hiring!
Foothill Conservancy is seeking a dynamic, outgoing, self-motivated, effective individual to serve as its part-time executive director. The executive director is responsible for program development and management, capacity building, fundraising, personnel management, board support, community and media relations, communications, and planning. Click on the title link for more information.
Fri, Jul 05, 2019: 19th Annual Dinner a great success
On 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 ...
Fri, Jun 29, 2018: Big-Hearted River: wild-scenic designation for Mokelumne River in Amador, Calaveras
The 1,200-foot gray granite face of Calaveras Dome looms high above the upper reaches of North Fork Mokelumne River downstream from Salt Springs Dam, across from another glacier-polished rock face called Hammer Dome. The massive, mute stone gatekeepers are at the high, east end of a 37-mile stretch of the North Fork Mokelumne and the main stem Mokelumne River that are now designated wild and scenic by the state of California. Link to full story with images.
Wed, Jun 27, 2018: Mokelumne becomes California's 15th state Wild and Scenic River
Thirty-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.
Upcoming Events
Sat, Aug 03, 2019 - Sat, Oct 19, 2019: Amador County Master Gardeners present schedule of workshops
UCCE Master Gardeners offer free classes on various Saturdays throughout the year. Classes start at 9:00 and usually run until Noon. No advance registration is needed.
Sat, Sep 21, 2019: 2019 Mokelumne River Cleanup - Save the Date
Join us September 21 for the annual Mokelumne River Cleanup! Whether you have volunteered for the Mokelumne River cleanup before, or are coming for the first time, your efforts will help improve the water quality of our beloved Moke.
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