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Wed, Dec 17, 2014: Major art exhibition on Mokelumne River to open in Sutter CreekRiver Reflections is a landmark arts endeavor created by AmadorArts. The unique exhibit will travel to three locations during the next three months, but the kick-off event will be in Sutter Creek in Amador County at the Hotel Sutter. The opening reception will be on Saturday, January 10, from 2 to 5 pm.
Tue, Dec 02, 2014: It's Giving TuesdayDonate to the Foothill Conservancy today. We're working hard for the Mokelumne River and your local quality of life! Put your tax-deductible donation to work for the land and communities you love.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014: 2014 Mokelumne River Cleanup ResultsThe Mokelumne River is cleaner thanks to the efforts of volunteers at Foothill Conservancy’s annual Mokelumne River Cleanup, held September 20. Volunteers collected more than 300 pounds of trash and recyclables at sites on Electra Road, Big Bar, and upcountry at the North Fork crossing at Highway 26.
Mon, Sep 15, 2014: Finalist artists selected for River Reflections Arts Project50 artists from Amador and Calaveras Counties, and the East Bay, listed below have been selected to submit work for the next phase of “River Reflections,” a major arts project, that will call attention to the Mokelumne River, source of drinking water for 1.4 million people, locally and in the East Bay.
Sat, Jan 10, 2015 - Sat, Jan 31, 2015: Support local artists and the Moke!Join us Saturday, January 10, from 2:00-5:00 pm, for the opening exhibition of the Mokelumne-inspired River Reflections art project. This free exhibition will be at the Hotel Sutter, 53 Main Street, Sutter Hill.
Fri, Feb 06, 2015: An Evening with John MuirFoothill Conservancy invites you to a critically acclaimed one-man show with Lee Stetson portraying naturalist and conservationist John Muir. Tickets available online, from the Amador Council of Tourism in Sutter Creek, Hotel Leger in Moke Hill, or call 209.223.3508.
Fri, Feb 06, 2015 - Sat, Feb 28, 2015: River Reflections Oakland viewingThe entire exhibit is moving to Oakland, where it will spend the month of February at East Bay MUD headquarters. The Oakland Reception will be held on Friday February 6th from 11am-1pm on the 1st floor of the EBMUD building at 375 11th Street in downtown Oakland. This is a free exhibition.
Sun, Feb 08, 2015 - Mon, Feb 09, 2015: Farm and Ranch Succession Planning 2-day WorkshopU.C. Cooperative Extension invites foothill farmers and ranchers of all generations, their off-farm heirs, and employees or other non-family successors, to a two-part, interactive workshop to be held at the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors chambers. Attendees will learn the steps to succession planning; clarify values and goals for their family farm or ranch; gain take home tools to determine their heirs’ interests; gain knowledge of legal and other business considerations and understand ...