Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

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Latest News Items
Thu, Sep 10, 2015: AB 142 passes Senate and Assembly, now on governor's desk
On Thursday, September 10, a final, 74-1 vote in the California Assembly passed AB 142, the Mokelumne Wild and Scenic River study bill introduced by Assemblyman Bigelow early this year. The vote followed a 38-0 vote by the state Senate on September 9. The bill now proceeds to the governor's desk for signature or veto.
Tue, Jun 02, 2015: AB 142 for Moke study passes the Assembly
AB 142 passed the Assembly yesterday on a 71-3 vote. Introduced by Assemblymember Frank Bigelow (O'Neals) the bill would require a study to determine the Mokelumne River's eligibility for California Wild and Scenic River designation.
Fri, Apr 03, 2015: AB 142 amendments provide interim protection for the Mokelumne
On Monday, March 23, Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-O'Neals) accepted Assembly Natural Resources Committee amendments to his Mokelumne Wild and Scenic study bill, AB 142. River advocates support the bill moving forward with the amendments.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015: Off the Deep End: Imagine a river that is more than water
Calaveras County's Buzz Eggleston calls for protection of the Mokelumne River with Wild and Scenic designation in this wonderful column in the Calaveras Enterprise.
Tue, Feb 17, 2015: Mokelumne art exhibition travels to Oakland to share riverís beauty and raise awareness on water conservation
River Reflections boasts diversity in artworks from performance, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry and ceramics to literary art. This unique exhibit will travel to three locations between January and March. After its stay in Oakland, the exhibition flows upstream back to Mokelumne Hill in March before its final event at Pardee Reservoir in May.
Upcoming Events
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 - Sat, Oct 10, 2015: 25th Anniversary Gala!
Come join us in celebrating our 25th Anniversary, Saturday, October 10th, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Karmere Vineyard & Winery. Delectable appetizers by Lucy's Spice Box. Music by local favorites Herb Boxhorn and Klaudia Promessi. Fabulous raffle prizes. Tickets $50 per person.
Sat, Oct 24, 2015: EBMUD Mokelumne River Cleanup
Join other volunteers for a fun and productive day of cleaning up the banks of the Mokelumne River and Camanche Reservoir.Camanche Recreation Company will sponsor a free BBQ for participating volunteers to be served at 12:30 pm at Camanche South Shore, followed by a prize giveaway!
Wed, Oct 28, 2015: Recovering From Wildfire Resources for Private Landowners
Workshop to understand role of wildfire in forest development and change, post-fire issues and treatment options and to provide information on post-fire treatment cost-share programs, tax issues and professional assistance for post-fire treatments for private landowners.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015: Butte Fire Field Day
The Mokelumne Volunteer Program (MVP) will be expanding into the MokelumneĎs upper watershed to help with recovery efforts after the devastating Butte Fire. Attention will be on erosion control efforts in some of the most severely burned areas along the river canyon.
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