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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

 

 

 

Say NO! to the "State of Jefferson"

Some Siskiyou County right-wing extremists want Lake County to support the formation of a "State of Jefferson." This new state would instantly become the most impoverished in the United States, bankrupt at birth. Geographically isolated, sparsely populated, and economically disadvantaged, it would be unable to fund public education, highways, parks, or law enforcement to anything remotely approaching an acceptable standard. This silly idea offers no advantages to the residents of Lake County. So it was appalling when on February 17 the Lake BOS appeared to have voted to support the county's secession from California to jump onto this sinking ship. Fortunately this ambiguous action was unambiguously reversed at the March 3 meeting, when the Board decided to put an advisory vote on the November 2016 ballot.

A Lake County Keep It California campaign is in the early organizational stages. In the meantime, you can

By the way, be sure to check out the appalling racist remarks made by chief spokesperson Mark Baird


UPCOMING EVENTS

JULY 18, 6-9PM -- Native American Day Gala at the Highlands Senior Center,
3245 Bowers Rd, Clearlake, featuring the
World Film Premiere of "A Walk Through Time, the Story of Anderson Marsh," introduced by Peter Coyote, award-winning actor, author, director, screenwriter and narrator. Jointly sponsored by the Koi Nation Tribal Council and the Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association, the event will also feature Southeastern Pomo dancers and drummers, and a talk by  archaeologist John Parker. Tickets $20,
available at Catfish Coffee House
in Clearlake and Watershed Books in Lakeport.

JULY 23, 9AM -- 11th annual Invasive Weed Tour,sponsored jointly by the county Department of Agriculture, Department of Water Resources, and the East Lake Resource Conservation District. Participants will gather at the ranch house at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, take a guided walk of just over 2 miles to see the amazingly diverse array of invasive plants that flourish in the park and the effects of control mechanisms such as control burns, and return to the house for a (free!) lunch and discussion of aquatic invasives under the trees. RSVPs required: please call the Ag Commissioner’s office at 263-0217 by July 17 to reserve your place.

JULY 25, 8AM -- nature walk at the Lake County Land Trust's Rodman Preserve, (6350 Westlake Road just off the Nice-Lucerne cutoff) led by retired park ranger Val Nixon. Free and open to the public.

JULY 25, 9AM -- "Leave No Trace" presentation in the clearing adjacent to the main parking lot at Boggs State Forest by Kelseyville resident Lisa Daes, sponsored by the Lake-Mendo unit of the Backcountry Horsemen of California. Leave No Trace refers to a set of outdoor ethics built on seven principles: plan and prepare, travel & camp on durable surfaces, dispose waste properly, leave what you find, minimize campfire impacts, respect wildlife and be considerate of others.  A hike/ride on Boggs trails will follow the FREE presentation. For more info contact Karen Rhoads at fobmtn@gmail.com or 707-321-4964

AUGUST 1, 10AM-6PM --  annual FREE Power to the Youth festival at Austin Park in Clearlake, featuring live music on two separate stages, disc golf, skate park competition, basketball tournament, flag football and softball games as well as booths with information about health care, education, politics, the environment, etc. And (of course!) bouncy houses!

MORE Lake County Events

Lake County Peace Action . Chi Council for the Clear Lake Hitch . Friends of Cache Creek . No Lakeport Walmart
Lake County Citizens Coalition . Cache Creek Watershed Forum . Provinsalia??? . Cristallago???