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Fri, Nov 02, 2018: Court orders the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to properly address fire safety and groundwater quality.Pursuant to a court ruling, the Board of Supervisors will revisit fire safety and groundwater quality impacts of the 2015 Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update.
In a writ of mandate issued on July 25, Judge Warren Stracener of the El Dorado County Superior Court ordered the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to properly highlight their disagreement with the Board of Forestry regarding the inadequate attention to fire safety in the 2015 zoning ordinance update. The ...
Tue, Sep 18, 2018: Volunteers Collect 465 lbs. of Trash from the MokeTwelve-year-old Andrew Buecher worked with 26 volunteers on Saturday picking up trash along a 3.5-mile section of the Mokelumne River and came away with the most unusual find. Volunteers removed 465 pounds of trash and recyclables from the river along Electra Road and at Big Bar...
Tue, Sep 18, 2018: 2018 River Cleanup Results and Thank YouFoothill Conservancy would like to thank all of the volunteers who turned out for our 2018 Mokelumne River Cleanup on September 15. Volunteers removed 465 pounds of trash and recyclables from the river along Electra Road and at Big Bar.
Wed, Jun 27, 2018: Mokelumne becomes California's 15th state Wild and Scenic RiverThirty-seven miles of the North Fork and main stem of the Mokelumne River running through Amador and Calaveras counties became California’s 15th California Wild and Scenic River on June 27, 2018, when Governor Edmund G. Brown signed SB 854. The legislation was passed by the State Assembly and Senate on Thursday, June 14. The designation bars new dams on the five designated reaches.
Thu, Jan 10, 2019: John McCutcheon ConcertGrammy nominated folk musician, John McCutcheon, is returning after 17 years for a concert to benefit the Foothill Conservancy! The concert is Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 7:00-9:00 pm at the historic Mokelumne Hill Town Hall. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Children 12 and under $15 advance, $20 door.