Motherlode/Scott Free Celebrates its 45th!

Greetings and Happy Summer from Mother Lode River Center! As the temperatures rise here in Lotus, the river is flowing happily by our property, rafters are laughing out on the water, and challenge course participants are swinging in the canopy. The 2019 season is well underway, and we would love for you to join us […]

California Snowpack

Have you been noticing all of the rain and snow we have been getting this winter?  Every time the skies open and precipitation begins to fall the rafting community and other whitewater enthusiasts get excited. On February 28th, 2019 the California Department of Water Resources did its third snow pack study for the season, and […]

Conservation of Beauty

Kalalau Valley, Kauai

My wife and I are in Kauai enjoying Christmas with our family. It is great to be here and to be together revisiting one of our favorite places on the planet. A lot has changed in the 30 years we’ve been coming here and yet the attraction of the Garden Isle is still strong for […]

Health in Nature: The Science

The following article was recently published in “The Current”, the American River Conservancy’s quarterly newsletter. Enjoy! In his book, “The Creation”, Dr. E.O. Wilson engages in a dialogue with an imaginary preacher in order to argue persuasively that both science and religion have compelling reasons to support the good stewardship and preservation of Nature. He […]

50th Anniversary Ropes Rafting

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