Sierra Club Lake Group
Redbud Audubon Society
Lake County Democrats
Lake County Land Trust
Lake County RCD
Thrive Lake County
Buy Lake County Grown: order local
food online and download Food
Lake County News
PEG TV (Channel 8)
Press legal guidebooks and forms
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
report possible violators or suspected contamination call the Sheriff
263 8656 or 911
Protecting Berryessa Snow Mountain
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:
email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com 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 www.andersonmarsh.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to find out the time and place of the meeting. Limit 15.