Mokelumne River Source to Sea Fundraising Expedition

Mokelumne River Watershed

Support the Adventure - Donate Today Follow the Adventure You are not going to want to miss this adventure. As a fundraiser for Foothill Conservancy, Give Back Adventures' John Silva will be traversing the entire length of the Mokelumne River, engaging in multiple sports as he goes from "Source to Sea." His journey will start and […]

Source to Sea kickoff at Detert Park

Detert Park 899 N Main St, Jackson, CA, United States

On June 4, John Silva of Give Back Adventures will begin his multi-sport fundraising expedition, Mokelumne River Source to the Sea, and we would love your help sending him off! Join us from 10 -11 a.m. at Detert Park in Jackson to meet John and the Foothill Conservancy staff. Come show your support for the […]

Headwaters Hike

Ebbetts Pass

We are excited to invite up to 10 supporters on a guided hike to one of the headwaters peaks that John will be summiting. If our timing is great, John will join us on the summit! The hike will be around 8 miles round trip, with 1800 feet of elevation gain. Our Executive Director Megan […]


Announcing Foothill Conservancy’s Annual Dinner

Kennedy Mine 12594 Kennedy Mine Rd, Jackson, California

The 2022 Foothill Conservancy Annual Dinner on Saturday, June 25, will honor Conservancy members Bob and Paula Leitzell of Mokelumne Hill. The event will be 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Mine, 12594 Kennedy Mine Rd., in Jackson. “We’re so happy to be honoring Bob and Paula at our annual dinner,” said Foothill […]

Annual Mokelumne River Cleanup – September 17 2022

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 […]


Dandelion Days in Jackson

Streets of downtown Jackson Jackson, United States

Don't forget to stop by our booth at Dandelion Days to discover all the projects we have in the works. Held this year on March 18th and 19th starting at 9:00 am.

Feist Wines at the Drytown Social Club

Feist Wines/Drytown Social Club 15950 Hwy 49, Drytown, CA, United States

Foothill Conservancy is having a Fundraiser at Feist Wines/ Drytown Social Club on Thursday, March 23 from 4:30 to 7:30 P.M. to celebrate Valentine's Day. Come listen to the tunes of the Teal Wheels Band and enjoy complimentary appetizers. There will be a no host bar, pizza and other delicious items available for purchase as […]


Annual Mokelumne River Cleanup – September 16, 2023

Electra Rd., Jackson, CA main beach parking lot 16807 Electra Rd, Jackson, United States

Attention river lovers! We need your help with the 2023 Mokelumne River Cleanup Saturday, September 16, 2023 9:00 a.m. until Noon Foothill Conservancy invites everyone to join in the 2023 Mokelumne River Cleanup on Saturday, September 16, from 9:00 am until noon. The event will focus on the Mokelumne Electra Run south of Jackson, the […]



Giving Tuesday is coming on Tuesday, November 28, (the Tuesday after Black Friday!). This is your chance to donate to local nonprofits and have a portion of every donated dollar MATCHED by the Amador Community Foundation! Please add Foothill Conservancy to your list for the upcoming #GivingTuesday event and help us keep our towns small, […]

Christmas Delights Open House in Jackson

When strolling down Historic Main St. during Christmas Delights, make a quick right turn on Church St. and pop into the Foothill Conservancy office (across the street from the old Courthouse building). We’ll have a warm welcome waiting for you that includes COOKIES. Come find out what Foothill Conservancy is up to! Don’t miss Christmas […]

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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.