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Tom’s 50th Birthday Party – June 30, 2012

Opening Speech                                                                              Read More


One of the active groups within our Agriculture Seed Group is the Permaculture Group that meets regularly in Sonora. Meetings are open to the public, especially this one, featuring… A Closer Look at Compost Tea What is compost tea?  How is it used?  How is it made?  What can it do for your garden or farm?  You’ll be learning a lot more than this when Adina Nance of GroGreen Organics presents on August 17. We will have microscopes... Read More

Speak up for Mokelumne River recreation and protection on Monday and Tuesday

Three different foothill governing bodies will discuss the Mokelumne River at their meetings next week. We hope you can go and speak up for river protection and recreation. Protecting and using the Moke is good for people, fish and wildlife — and for our local economy. And thanks to everyone who came to the BLM hearing on July 31. Monday, August 13, 7 pm The Jackson City Council will consider a letter of support for the BLM’s proposed... Read More

See What CAPs Been Doing

Make sure to check out what CAPs been working on for the last few months by visiting our Accomplishment Page here.  Read More

Speak up for commercial use study on the Mokelumne!

BLM hearing in Jackson on Tuesday, July 31 For years, Mokelumne River advocates have worked to ensure that people of all ages and abilities could visit and use our beautiful Sierra river. We have secured access to the long-closed Middle Bar reach, negotiated a favorable hydro license and secured new recreational facilities. And of course, we recently saved the river from the proposed supersizing of Pardee Reservoir. Now the Bureau of Land Management... Read More

CAP Has a New Administrator & Outreach Coordinator

CAP has been without a Coordinator for over two years.  This year the CAP Board committed to filling this position which supports Calaveras Planning Coalition Facilitator Tom Infusino and helps expand the reach of CAP in the county and region.  The Coordinator will provide administrative support to CAP and the CPC, help expand our outreach into the county especially to underserved populations, and create and coordinate CAP communications. Join us... Read More

CAP is looking for an Administrator & Outreach Coordinator

*** The Deadline for Applying for this Position has Passed *** CAP Administrator & Outreach Coordinator (AOC) This part time contract position (25 hrs and $500 per month) includes a broad range of responsibilities. The AOC will coordinate monthly activities under the direction and review of the CAP Board. The AOC will also work closely with the CAP/Calaveras Planning Coalition Facilitator and the CAP website coordinator. Successful accomplishment... Read More

Don’t miss the boat! Reserve your spot now on a Memorial Day weekend benefit raft trip on the Mokelumne River

Saturday, May 26. Trips at 8 am, noon & 4 pmMokelumne River, Electra and Middle Bar runs. Celebrate the Mokelumne by rafting the river! See the section that would have been flooded if the expansion of Pardee Reservoir had moved ahead. On Saturday, May 26, OARS will be running raft trips down the Electra-Middle Bar run of the Mokelumne River for the benefit of the Foothill Conservancy and our efforts to preserve and protect the river. Reserve your... Read More

Candidate Forums with an Emphasis on Agricultural Issues

Free and open to the public– Monday, April 30, 2012 – Sponsored by the Calaveras Farm Bureau District 4, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 7:00 pm Wednesday, May 2, 2012 – Sponsored by the Calaveras Farm Bureau District 1, San Andreas Town Hall, 7:00 pm Thursday, May 3, 2012 – Sponsored by the Calaveras Farm Bureau District 2, Mokelumne Hill Elementary School Gym, 7:00 pm Calaveras County, CA…The Calaveras County Farm... Read More

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Opens in Murphys on March 24

The EPFW Wild & Scenic Film Festival opens the 2012 season with amazing films on environmental and social issues. Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch is proud to again be the local host of the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival on Tour for the eighth consecutive year. Check our website,, for a schedule and preview of the upcoming films. The web also tells you how to buy tickets. The first event is on Saturday, March 24... Read More

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