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Quagga Mussel Alert!

By action of the Board of Supervisors, all vessels launching into any Lake County waters must participate in the county's mandatory screening and sticker program, with inspection and decontamination if necessary. Local residents must renew their stickers annually, visitors monthly. More info

Or call the Mussel Hotline,
263 2556

To report possible violators or suspected contamination call the Sheriff at
263 8656 or 911




Protecting Berryessa Snow Mountain

The Trump administration has ordered the Interior Department to “review” the status of 22 terrestrial monuments and five marine reserves, including our own Berryessa Snow Mountain NM here in Lake County.

To help defeat this terrible idea please


AUGUST 12, 8-10AM -- Lake County Land Trust nature walk at the Rodman Preserve, Rodman Preserve, 6350 Westlake Rd, Upper Lake. FREE: Bring a hat and water. Call the LCLT for more information at (707) 262-0707.

AUGUST 12, 8:15AM -- guided nature walk on the Cache Creek Trail at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, led by certified California naturalist and park docent Billy Gear. There will NOT be a guided tour of the ranch house following the walk. More info: or 995-2658.

AUGUST 19, 8-10AM -- easy/moderate guided hike at Clear Lake State Park, led by park docent Billy Gear.

AUGUST 19 -- Sierra Club hike on Mt. St. Helena to Silverado town site and Turk’s Head. Hike to and through the town site of Silverado which lies within Robert Louis Stevenson State Park on the south face of Mt. St. Helena. No buildings remain from the mining town that was home to over 1,000 people, but the early restoration of the area for tourism left several buildings. Fruit trees and other ornamentals date back to the early 1900’s. We will walk to the rock formation known as the Turk’s Head which lies on the ridge dividing Napa and Alexander Valleys. Meet 8:00 a.m. at the RLS parking area on the east side of Highway 29. By reservation only. Leader Pete McGee at 707 942-1373 or

AUGUST 26, 1-3PM -- Clear Lake State Park Interpretive Association’s Summer Speaker Series featuring Redbud Audubon Society leader Marilyn Waits discussing grebes.

AUGUST 26, 5-10PM -- annual Taste of Lake County on Main Street in Lakeport: Experience the wine, food, beer and beauty of Lake County from 5 pm to 8 pm, then dance in the street from 8 pm until 10 pm to the music of the Lake County Diamonds. Advance tickets $30, $35 at the door.

AUGUST 27 -- Sierra Club hike in the Montgomery Woods Redwood Grove. We will venture to Mendocino County to visit a lovely grove of mostly old-growth redwoods. This is an easy 2-mile hike with only a short uphill stretch near the start. To arrive at the hike, take Orr Springs Road for 14.1 miles from North State Street in Ukiah to a small parking lot on the left just before a bridge over the river. Meet at 10 a.m. Coming from Lake County, take the Lake Mendocino exit from Highway 101 and travel south on North State Street until you come to Orr Springs Road on the right. Figure on 1 1/4 hours driving time from Lakeport. By reservations only. Leader: Steve Devoto, or 279-8308.

AUGUST 28, 1PM -- Central Valley Regional Water Control Board public outreach workshop to discuss implementation of the Clear Lake nutrient TMDL. Water Board staff will provide an update on progress to date, and take public input on options to extend the compliance date and provide measurable benchmarks. Lakeport City Hall, 225 Park St.

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 3 -- Lake County Fair, at the Fairgrounds off Martin St in Lakeport.

SEPTEMBER 9, 12-5PM -- "Bluegrass at the Ely," a music and crafts festival to benefit the Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association and Lake County Historical Society: great music, local crafts vendors, food and drink, music workshops too. Bring your own lawn chair. Ely Stage Stop and Country Museum, 9921 Soda Bay Rod just off Highway 29. Advance tickets $15 at Watershed Books in Lakeport, Catfish Coffee House in Clearlake, or online at

OCTOBER 6 -- Sierra Club hike to view the full moon over Clear Lake. A funny little hike to obtain a spectacular view of the sunset as the full moon rises over the lake. We will hike a steep two miles to the top of Elephant Mountain with breathtaking views of Clear Lake from high above the north shore between Lucerne and Glen Haven. The first two thirds is up a Kono Tayee subdivision street. We will meet in the early evening. Bring food for dinner and drinks Call  leader Steve Devoto 279-8308 or to find out the time and place of the meeting. Limit 15.

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