Spring runoff, N Fork Mokelumne River, 2007
Our Mokelumne River is beautiful every day of the year. And now it's California's newest state Wild and Scenic River! Celebrate our victory and help us continue our good work! Make your tax-deductible donation today!
Latest News Items
Wed, Jan 08, 2020: Website redesign request for proposals
Foothill Conservancy is seeking a talented web designer to create our new website. See PDF for details. Proposals are due by close of business January 27, 2020.
Fri, Jul 05, 2019: 19th Annual Dinner a great success
On Saturday, June 29, nearly 150 guests gathered on the beautiful courtyard of Karmère Vineyards & Winery outside Plymouth for the Foothill Conservancy’s 19th annual dinner ...
Mon, Mar 18, 2019: Will salmon and steehead once again spawn in the Mokelumne above Pardee?
Record numbers of salmon and steelhead have returned to the Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery in recent years, but the outlook is even brighter with the release of a study that shows the possibility of the reintroduction of the iconic salmonid species in a 13.7 mile stretch of the Mokelumne above Lake Pardee ...
Fri, Jun 29, 2018: Big-Hearted River: wild-scenic designation for Mokelumne River in Amador, Calaveras
The 1,200-foot gray granite face of Calaveras Dome looms high above the upper reaches of North Fork Mokelumne River downstream from Salt Springs Dam, across from another glacier-polished rock face called Hammer Dome. The massive, mute stone gatekeepers are at the high, east end of a 37-mile stretch of the North Fork Mokelumne and the main stem Mokelumne River that are now designated wild and scenic by the state of California. Link to full story with images.
Wed, Jun 27, 2018: Mokelumne becomes California's 15th state Wild and Scenic River
Thirty-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.
Upcoming Events
Sat, Feb 01, 2020 - Sat, Mar 28, 2020: UCCE Master Gardeners workshop schedule
UCCE Master Gardeners offer free classes on various Saturdays throughout the year. Classes start at 9:00 and usually run until Noon. No advance registration is needed.
Tue, Mar 10, 2020 - Thu, Apr 23, 2020: International Fly Fishing Film Festival
California Trout is proud to host the 2020 International Fly Fishing Film Festival which consists of short and feature-length films produced by professional filmmakers from all corners of the globe. Come see the passion, lifestyle, and culture of fly-fishing, hear about their conservation work in your area, and win some great prizes!
Fri, Mar 13, 2020 - Thu, Mar 26, 2020: Upcoming workshops on prescribed burns
These workshops are designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation.
Sat, Apr 25, 2020: Earth Day Amador
Earth Day Amador will be an all-day celebration and educational event focusing on sustainability. We'll be there along with other organizations, commercial vendors, musicians, and knowledgeable speakers. Come by our booth and say hello!
Wed, May 13, 2020: Point Positive-A resilient water future for California
Friends of the River's goal for the day is to promote innovative water solutions by amplifying the voices of people from businesses, agencies and organizations that are already leading the way. Point Positive. (name changed from California River's Day)
Thu, May 28, 2020: River of Song: A Musical Celebration of California's Life-Giving Waters
On Thursday, May 28, Laurie Lewis will be joined by some of the East Bay’s finest acoustic musicians for the Fourth Annual “River of Song: A Musical Celebration of California’s Life-Giving Waters,” a special concert to benefit California river conservation groups Foothill Conservancy and Friends of the River. Don't miss this great show!
Sat, Jun 20, 2020: Hold the date: Foothill Conservancy Annual Dinner
Come join us in honoring Dr. Bob Hartmann and Mel Welsh at our annual dinner, Saturday, June 20, 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Terre Rouge Winery in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Delectable local farm to table food catered by Outer Aisle. Wine & beer bar. Music by local talent Wicked Sisters. Fabulous raffle and auction prizes. More information to come.
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