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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

Save the Lake
Yes on Measure L

It's time to pull together to preserve and restore Clear Lake, our community's greatest treasure


UPCOMING EVENTS

APRIL 5, 8:30AM – Join Darlene and Peg on a Friends of Boggs Mountain beginner’s level bird identification walk and talk! Learn the tricks and tools in identifying (by song/chirp, appearance, behavior, habitat, etc.) our winged woodland friends. Bring binoculars and a field guide. Don’t forget to bring water, a snack and wear sturdy shoes. We meet in Boggs parking lot.Questions? dheco@me.com or 928 5591.

APRIL 5, 9AM-3PM -- McLaughlin Reserve Grateful Dead Peak hike, led by Reserve managers Cathy Koehler and Paul Aigner. Only 3 miles and under 1000ft elevation gain but rated strenuous. Hikers must wear sturdy non-slip hiking boots to participate, and should bring lunch, plenty of water, and weather gear as appropriate. Rain cancels. Register through the Napa Land Trust; if the hike is full send an email to koehler@ucdavis.edu to be added to the waiting list.

APRIL 12, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

APRIL 12, 8:30AM -– Join Darlene and Peg on a Friends of Boggs Mountain intermediate-advanced level bird identification walk and talk! Bring binoculars and a field guide. Don’t forget to bring water, a snack and wear sturdy shoes. We meet in Boggs parking lot.Questions? dheco@me.com or 928 5591.

APRIL 19 -- Sierra Club Cache Creek Wilderness hike. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964, we will hike into the Cache Creek Wilderness and into Cache Creek Canyon itself. The only other way to see this section of the creek is by kayak. It is truly wilderness, habitat for bald eagles and other seldom-seen wildlife. We hike through the BLM Bear Creek Unit and pass the Roadkill Cafe on our way in and back out. This is a long hike with about 1500 feet elevation gain. Bring water, lunch and hiking boots. Class H-10-B. Meet at Lower Lake Coffee Co. in Lower Lake 8:30 AM.  Leader Tom McFarling 707-994-5490 tmcfarling@callatg.com

APRIL 20, 4-7PM -- Green Party meeting at Round Table Pizza in Lakeport featuring supervisorial candidates Jeff Smith (Dist 2) and Jim Brown (Dist 3) with Q & A to follow. No host food and drink, free, open to all.

APRIL 22, 11AM-1PM -- Earth Day celebration at Yuba College: food, music, speakers, informational tabling by a wide variety of community organizations. Free, everyone invited.

APRIL 22, 6PM -- Town Hall meeting on Measure L, the countywide half-cent sales tax to preserve and restore Clear Lake, at the Youth Center, 4750 Golf Ave in Clearlake.

APRIL 23, 6PM -- Town Hall meeting on Measure L, the countywide half-cent sales tax to preserve and restore Clear Lake, at the Alpine Senior Center, 3985 Country Club Drive in Lucerne.

APRIL 26, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

APRIL 26, 10AM-4PM -- EARTH DAY celebration at CalPine in Middletown (15000 Central Park Rd): music, refreshments, tours of the geysers, demonstrations, informational tabling from many community groups. FREE. Call 987-4270 for more information. To help with Sierra Club tabling (please!) contact Ed Robey at 994-8304 or edrobey@wildblue.net

APRIL 26 -- Sierra Club hike to Perkins Creek Ridge. This hike starts near the Lake County land fill and then mostly follows the ridge above the main stem of Cache Creek down to Baton Flat.  Neutered/spayed dog permitted.  On a previous hike we identified 27 different wild flowers along the trail. Bring lunch, water, binoculars and your favorite wildflower guide. Class M-7-A. Meet at 9:00 am at Red Bud trail head, 8 miles east of Clear Lake Oaks on Highway 20, just before the bridge over the North Fork of Cache Creek and car shuttle to the trail head.  Reservation required. Leader Steve Devoto sdevoto@mchsi.com.

APRIL 27, 11AM-5PM -- fifth-annual Kelseyville Olive Festival at Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill, 5625 Gaddy Lane: locally produced olive oil, local wine and beer tasting and activities for the whole family. Free entrance, event proceeds to benefit Lake Family Resource Center. For more info call707-279-0563 or visit KelseyvilleOliveFestival.com.

APRIL 29, 6PM -- Town Hall meeting on Measure L, the countywide half-cent sales tax to preserve and restore Clear Lake, in the Community Meeting Room (21256 Washington Street) in Middletown.

MAY 3 -- Sierra Club hike on the Pope to Putah  trail. Hike a  new trail still in the making. The P2P trail connects the two upper arms of Lake Berryessa. Tuleyome (see tuleyome.org) is pioneering a new connector trail between these two arms. We’ll hike as far as the trail goes, overlook the secluded Putah Creek arm, then hike back, getting wonderful views of Pope Valley and Pope Canyon. Bring water, lunch and hiking boots. Class: M-7-A. Carpool: 8:30 AM, Store 24, north end of Middletown across Hwy 29 from high school. Leader Tom McFarling, (707) 994-5490. Rain cancels.

MAY 3, 10AM-2PM -- fifth annual Wildfire Safety Expo, sponsored by the Lake County Fire Safe Council and Fire Chiefs Association. Jones Center, 923 Parallel Dr, Lakeport -- fire safety information booths, bounce house, landscaping tips, free prizes. Learn how you can protect your family and home during a wildfire.

MAY 10, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

MAY 15, 6PM -- Town Hall meeting on Measure L, the countywide half-cent sales tax to preserve and restore Clear Lake, in the Board of Supervisors Chamber in the Courthouse in Lakeport, 255 N. Forbes St.

MAY 17-18, 10AM-5PM -- Botanical Illustration Workshop at the McLaughlin Reserve, instructed by Ecologist and Botanical Illustrator Dr. Iara Lacher.
Space limited to 20 registrants. Register with Cathy Koehler at koehler@ucdavis.edu.  There is no cost for the workshop, but a donation to the instructor for her costs and time is appreciated.

MAY 18, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

MAY 18, 4-7PM -- Green Party meeting at Round Table Pizza in Lakeport featuring Dist 2 supervisorial candidates Jeri Spittler and Joyce Overton with Q & A to follow. No host food and drink, free, open to all.

MAY 31 -- Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association annual membership meeting and 30th anniversary celebration.

JUNE 8, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

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???