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House Bill Redirects River Flows From Fish to Farms

A bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives would loosen restrictions on Delta water diversions, halt restoration projects and weaken the Endangered Species Act. Read article in Water Deeply  Read More

Carbon Farming: California Focus on Soil to Meet Climate, Water Goals

A pioneering program in California aims to sequester carbon, improve water resources and boost plant growth, by treating the soil beneath farmers’ and ranchers’ feet as part of a living system. Read article in Water Deeply  Read More

California Poised to Step Up on Wetlands Where Trump Steps Out

A few days after the Trump administration officially proposed rolling back the “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule, the California Water Resources Control Board proposed a new rule package that could present even tougher wetland protections. Read... Learn More

Debris cleanup letters sent out to Calaveras Residents

Letters relating to Butte Fire cleanup costs are creating some confusion among Calaveras residents. The letters ask property owners how much they were paid by insurance companies for debris cleanup. Read article in Calaveras Enterprise  Read More

Calaveras sheriff to illegal growers: stay out of our county

Starting on July 31, the Sheriff’s Office raided multiple illegal marijuana grows throughout Calaveras County following an investigation related to the environmental damage wrought by the pot cultivation. Read article in Union Democrat  Read More

Cannabis and Calaveras County

More than 700 registered pot farms made marijuana growing the largest industry in the county last year, according to one study Read article in Union Democrat  Read More

Calaveras Board of Supervisors agenda for Aug. 8, 2017

The agenda for the regular Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 8, 2017 is now available on the website. Please see the attached Agenda document for the following meeting:   Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Tuesday, August... Learn More

Mokelumne River Long-Term Supply Needs Town Hall Meeting

The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) and the Calaveras Public Utility District (CPUD) are hosting a town hall meeting to seek community input on a countywide long-term water supply needs assessment of the Mokelumne River, which is currently in... Learn More

Weekly ReCAP for Calaveras Planning and Land Use news

Weekly ReCAP for July 28, 2017 Weekly ReCAP for July 28  Read More

Yosemite so crowded you can’t stop; but park will take your money at the gate

The precious natural cathedral of Yosemite Valley deserves far better than the park’s current management policy. Jamming the maximum number of visitors into a traffic nightmare not only completely ruins the Yosemite experience, the gridlock concentrates... Learn More

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