Wild & Scenic Mokelumne Update

Latest News Items
Thu, Jul 13, 2017: Foothill Conservancy welcomes new Executive Director Amanda C. Nelson
We are pleased to welcome Amanda C. Nelson as the Foothill Conservancy's new executive director. Amanda joins us after a 25-year career working for and with nonprofit organizations. Read more about her in the Amador Community News.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016: A Solstice remembrance of George Wendt, one of the great river defenders of our time
As 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.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016: Long-awaited removal of East Panther Creek Dam completed by Foothill Conservancy and local contractors
The Foothill Conservancy has worked for restoration and protection of the Mokelumne River and its watershed since 1989. On November 3, 2016, that work took a great blast forward with the long-awaited removal of East Panther Creek Dam in Amador County east of Pioneer, as Copperopolis contractor California Drilling and Blasting dynamited the main body of the dam. View the video on YouTube.
Fri, Nov 04, 2016: Foothill Conservancy files legal challenge to Amador County General Plan
On 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 ...
Fri, Jul 15, 2016: Amador County general plan updates threatens county's future, fails local residents
On July 15, the Amador Ledger Dispatch published a guest commentary on the Amador County General Plan update. It points out the flaws in the plan and that better options exist. Read the full commentary here. For more on the general plan update, see our related issues page.
Upcoming Events
Thu, Nov 02, 2017 - Sun, Dec 10, 2017: Looking for Holiday gifts? Our sale has been extended!
Looking for holiday gifts? Check out this special holiday sale! All Foothill Conservancy merchandise is 50 percent off through Thursday, November 30. Mokelumne Wild and Scenic t-shirts and Kleen Kanteen cups plus FC logo ball caps. What a deal -- get yours today! You can order online or drop by the FC office in Jackson (call first --223-3508). Hurry, sizes and colors are limited! Sale ends December 10, 2017.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 - Mon, Apr 30, 2018: PT Ranch Speaker Series: From Soil to Butcher 2018
Join PT Ranch as they invite farmers, butchers and consultants to share their experiences with sustainable and regenerative agriculture in a speaker series hosted in Ione, California. The series brings together leading professionals who are committed to growing environmentally integrated businesses that improve soil health and provide the highest quality meats. Reintroduce yourself to dirt and learn how soil is the foundation of healthy food system and successful agriculture business.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 - Mon, Jan 22, 2018: River Advocacy Training School
River Advocacy Training School: River RATS. This semester-long program trains and empowers the next wave of advocates in river protection and sustainable water.
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