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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.
Sat, Aug 12, 2017: 2017 Farm Tour and DinnerJoin Farms of Amador and friends for their annual farm tour and dinner on Saturday, August 12. Self-guided tour from 1 pm - 5 pm, California heritage farm-to-fork dinner on the Pope-Taylor Ranch at 5:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now.
Wed, Aug 30, 2017 - Thu, Aug 31, 2017: Thompson Meadows Field DayYou are invited to join the Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group, the Forest Service and ACCG partners to help with a meadow restoration project at Thompson Meadow.