Foothill Conservancy reviews proposed developments and general plan/zoning changes, working together with proponents, city and county staff and residents. We make suggestions and recommend improvements to preserve our rural character, include open space and affordable housing, and avoid or mitigate any adverse environmental impacts.
Read more about our Land Use programs.
Foothill Conservancy protects the wildlife, recreation and scenic values of our beloved Mokelumne River and other streams and lakes primarily in Amador and Calaveras Counties. We work together with other environmental groups, water agencies, utilities, cities, counties and citizens to achieve wild and scenic designation, secure sufficient flows, stop pollution and promote conservation.
Read more about our Watershed programs.
Help us celebrate the 5-year Anniversary of our milestone achievement, securing ‘Wild & Scenic’ designation for the Upper Mokelumne River by joining us September 20, 2023, at the Kennedy Mine for an evening of food and fun!