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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 S

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


UPCOMING EVENTS

AUGUST 23 -- special day at Clear Lake State Park to celebrate the 150th anniversary of California's State Park system, with self-guided nature walks,free lemonade, ice water, fresh fruit and s’mores. The Visitor Center will be open to provide information about the environment and history of Clear Lake and our State Park. More info

AUGUST 24, 9AM -– 4-5 mile moderately-paced Friends of Boggs Mountain hike with Karen Rhoads on various Boggs trails. Bring water, a hat, snack and wear sturdy shoes. We meet in Boggs parking lot. Friendly leashed dogs welcome. For more info: beardie1@sonic.net.

AUGUST 27, 6PM -- discussion of scientific models estimating climate change at the regional level, and strategies for adapting the highway system to climate change impacts. Study sponsored by CalTrans and the Lake County Area Planning Council. BOS Chambers in the Courthouse, 255 North Forbes in Lakeport. For more info contact Jessica Hall at Jessica.Hall@ghd.com

AUGUST 28-31 -- LAKE COUNTY FAIR, at the Fairgrounds off Martin St in Lakeport. Be sure to stop by the Save the Lake booth just outside Lewis Hall.

SEPTEMBER 6, 6-8PM -- fundraiser for the Children's Museum of Art and Science at Aromas Cafe on the Yuba College campus, 15880 Dam Rd in Clearlake. Buffet dinner prepared by students in the Yuba Culinary Arts program, music, raffle. Tickets $20; may be purchased at Marie’s Feed in Clearlake and the Travel Center in Lakeport, by calling 707-994-2878 or emailing marthabakerjian@yahoo.com.

SEPTEMBER 12-13 -- Old Time Bluegrass Jamboree, a benefit for Anderson Marsh State Historic Park at the Soper Reese Theater, 275 S. Main in Lakeport. Friday: concert and old-fashioned country dance; Saturday: performances, workshop, jamming, concert. Tickets ($15 for Friday, $20 all day Saturday, $30 both days) available online at soperreesetheatre.com

SEPTEMBER 13, 10AM-2PM -- 7th Annual Lake County Aids Walk, held this year at Library Park in Lakeport. All proceeds from this event go to support people living with HIV/AIDS in our community. For more information and to sign up as a walker or team sponsor, contact coordinator Doris McConnell at 995 1606 or dmcconnell@ccmc1.org.

SEPTEMBER 17, 7PM -- Sierra Club presentation by Department of Water Resources Invasive Species Coordinator Carolyn Ruttan, on an exciting proposal to create a Clear Lake Environmental Research Center that would use the lake as a natural laboratory to explore a number of scientific questions of local, regional, national, and international interest. Lower Lake Methodist Church Community Room, 16255 Second St. FREE and open to the public. For details, contact Chair Ed Robey at 994 8304, edrobey@wildblue.net

SEPTEMBER 20, 9AM-12PM -- children’s Nature Education Program at the Lake County Land Trust’s Rodman Preserve (6350 Westlake Road near Upper Lake): the program is free and open to children ages 7 through 12, or younger if accompanied by a parent. Reservations are encouraged, but not required. For more information or to reserve a place for your child, call Elaine Mansell at 263-1637 or Roberta Lyons at 994-2024.

SEPTEMBER 20, 9AM -- Sierra Club hike to Table Rock in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park on Mt St Helena. Enjoy gorgeous rolling hills, wooded forests, interesting volcanic rock formations and stunning views of Napa Valley! Bring lunch, snack, water, hat and sturdy shoes. Meet in the RLS parking lot on Hwy 29, 6.1 miles south of Twin Pine Casino in Middletown. By reservation only. Leader Julie Kreis 707-987-9040 or tikaljak@yahoo.com.

SEPTEMBER 20, 9AM-12PM --  local watershed cleanup day in conjunction with the 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup. Dumpsters will be situated at strategic areas and trash bags provided. To volunteer, to recommend specific areas for cleanup, or to sponsor a portion of the event by providing lunch or water for volunteers, contact Invasive Species coordinator Carolyn Ruttan at 707-263-2256 or carolyn.ruttan@lakecountyca.gov.

SEPTEMBER 21, 7AM -- fourth annual Hands Around Clear Lake community gathering and ceremonial. Library Park in Lakeport, all day, with ceremonies at sunrise (7AM), 10AM, and 1PM.

SEPTEMBER 21, 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.

SEPTEMBER 27, 8AM- 5PM -- 35th Annual Clear Lake Splash-in at Natural High in Lakeport: seaplanes will start flying in starting Thursday Sept 25 and departure will be on Sunday Sept 28.

SEPTEMBER 27, 9AM-4PM -- 22nd Annual Kelseyville Pear Festival,  with food, wine, parade, quilt show, music, antique tractors, craft booths, informational tabling, and pears pears pears. For more info call 279-9022 or visit kelseyvillepearfestival.com.

SEPTEMBER 28, 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.

OCTOBER 11, 3PM -- Lake County Land Trust annual dinner, at the Lodge at Blue Lakes with Congressman Mike Thompson as special guest speaker. Ticket price $70 per person and includes wine. For dinner reservations call 707-262-0707.
For information about the Land Trust, go to lakecountylandtrust.org or call 707-262-0707.

OCTOBER 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.

OCTOBER 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.

NOVEMBER 1, 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.

NOVEMBER 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

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