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Wed, Feb 01, 2017: Job opportunity: Executive DirectorThe Foothill Conservancy is seeking a FT executive director. Work to protect, restore and sustain the natural and human environment in Amador and Calaveras counties. Direct all key organization functions, including finance, operations, programs, planning, personnel, community outreach. See details in full listing. No calls, please. Final filing date: February 15, 2017.
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, Apr 08, 2017: The Longest Mile: Wildflower HikeSpring is upon us and EBMUD is preparing for a spectacular wildflower bloom this year. If you would like the chance to see the Mokelumne River watershed adorned with purple shooting stars, hounds-tongues and California poppies, then "The Longest Mile" Wildflower Hike may be for you!