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Annual Mokelumne River Cleanup – September 17 2022

September 17, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT


Attention river lovers!
We need your help with the
2022 Mokelumne River Cleanup
Saturday, September 17, 2022
9:00 a.m. until Noon

Vaught’s Beach on Electra Rd., south of Jackson

Foothill Conservancy invites everyone to join in the 2022 Mokelumne River Cleanup on Saturday, September 17, from 9:00 am until noon. The event will focus on the Mokelumne Electra Run south of Jackson, the most popular section of the river. The annual, family-friendly event gives people an opportunity to protect the Mokelumne’s water quality and clean up recreational sites while enjoying a beautiful morning along California’s 15th state wild and scenic river. The Foothill Conservancy has been conducting annual river cleanups since 1991.

All participants must register in advance by emailing Carolyn or you can RSVP below. If your group would like to participate, please contact us. Volunteers under 18 are welcome, but must have adult supervision, and their liability releases must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. The forms will be emailed to you after you register.

Volunteers should wear sturdy boots and long pants, and bring work gloves, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and a filled water bottle. Coffee, water and a snack will be provided. No pets or alcoholic beverages, please.

Foothill Conservancy of Jackson is the leading conservation organization involved in protecting and restoring the upper Mokelumne River and led the successful effort to secure California Wild and Scenic River designation for 37 miles of the river in 2018. The Conservancy continues to pursue is river conservation, smart water planning and watershed restoration efforts in our area.

For more information, call 209-223-3508.

The Great Sierra River Cleanup is an event organized in conjunction with California Coastal Commission’s Cleanup Day.

EBMUD is also doing a cleanup that day. For EBMUD information or assistance, contact Lora Sparrowk at 209-772-8260 or Justin Mynk at 209-772-8259 or email at volunteer@ebmud.com.


September 17, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
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Leslie Smith, Sutter Creek, CA: Raised in Washington State, Leslie is a happy California transplant having moved to Sunny Sutter Creek full time in 2020. As a nascent fly fisher and lifelong skier, she is committed to the natural environment and brings extensive organizational and finance experience to the board from a nearly 40 year career in banking.