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Recent California Water News


Mokelumne Protection

Feb 11, 2018

Agency recommends protection for Mokelumne River: “On Jan. 26, the California Natural Resources Agency released its draft Mokelumne River Wild and Scenic River Study Report, and several environmental and recreational advocacy groups have already publicly praised its findings. The agency recommended granting Wild and Scenic status to 37 miles of the North Fork and main stem of the Mokelumne River that it studied. The 1972 California Wild and Scenic Rivers Act preserves designated rivers or river segments that are “free-flowing and possess extraordinary wildlife, fishery, scenic or recreational values.” … ” Read more from the Calaveras Enterprise here: Agency recommends protection for Mokelumne River