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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


NOVEMBER 10, 6:30PM --  Friends of Boggs Mountain informational meeting at the Cobb Mt elementary school. Boggs Forest Manager Nick Kent will talk about plans for cleanup and forest restoration and answer questions. For more information send an email to

NOVEMBER 14, 8:30AM -- final guided nature walk of 2015 at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, led by docents Gae Henry and Henry Bornstein. The walk will begin on the Cache Creek Nature Trail, and if the ground is dry enough,  will continue across the grasslands of Anderson Flats, through the marsh and oak woodland habitats of the Marsh & Ridge trails, and end back at the Ranch House. The entire walk should take 2-2 hrs.  Ranch House tour will follow.  If rain cancels the walk the ranch tour will begin at 8:30am. There is no charge and parking is free for those attending this event. More info: or 995-2658.

NOVEMBER 17, 10AM -- first day of a multiday Citizens Caring for Clearlake effort to clean a particularly large dumpsite in the Avenues. Work will continue every day from 10AM till noon until the job is finished. Call Barbara at 995-0940 for exact location.  

NOVEMBER 18, 7PM -- Sierra Club meeting featuring a screening of the award-winning documentary "A Walk Through Time, the Story of Anderson Marsh." This film premiered in July to an overflow crowd -- if you missed it then, here's another opportunity. Archeologist Dr. John Parker, Koi Nation Chair Dino Beltran, and representatives of the Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association will also be on hand to talk about the Marsh, the native people who have lived there for thousands of years, and the events leading to its protection as a state park. The event will be held at at the Lower Lake Methodist Church Community Room, 16255 Second St; for more info, contact Chair Ed Robey at 994 8304 or

NOVEMBER 19, 7PM -- Redbud Audubon meeting at the Kelseyville Catholic Church, 4085 Main St, featuring a presentation on the flora and fauna of the Big Island of Hawaii by Hopland Wildlife Biologist Bob Keiffer.

NOVEMBER 21, 8:45AM --  Redbud Audubon field trip at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park to view songbirds, raptors and wildfowl: bring water and lunch to share. Parking fee of $4 applies. For more info call Pat Harmon at 263 4977.

NOVEMBER 21, MAY 16, 2PM -- as part of the free Know Lake County lecture series at the Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High St, Soper-Reeseoperations managing director Mike Adams will talk about the Soper-Reese Theatre Past, Present and Future. For more information call 263-8817.

DECEMBER 4 -- Sierra Club hike on the Glen Eden Trail to Ridge Trail. Fairly steep trail rewarded with great views including Clear Lake, Snow Mountain, Hull Mountain, Goat Rock area. Bring water and lunch. Class H-8-B. Meet at trailhead on Scott's Valley Rd. at 9:30AM (approx. 2 miles from Hwy 20 at Blue Lakes and 8 miles from Hwy 20/Scotts Valley Road intersection in Lakeport). Call to confirm. Leader Paul Farley 263-9320. Heavy rain cancels.

DECEMBER 19, 8AM -- Redbud Audubon 39th annual Christmas bird count. Participants are encouraged to attend a pre-count briefing by Brad Barnwell at 7PM on December 17, at the Kelseyville Catholic Church, and also to call 263 8030 for more information.

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