2017 Wild & Scenic Film Library is Now Open

Take advantage of our favorite perk for active SYRCL members. Did you know you can borrow selections of films from all 15 years of Wild & Scenic Film Festivals from our film library? Read more >>

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SYRCL is Hiring!

Interested in engaging in SYRCL activities? We’ve got a number of upcoming opportunities to participate. Learn more…

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Join the 2017 River Monitoring Team!

SYRCL is embarking on our 17th River Monitoring season, and we need you! We are looking for outdoorsy, environmentally-driven volunteers to monitor 35 sites throughout the Yuba watershed. The vast amount of water quality data we have collected over the last 16 years is crucial in protecting and restoring the Yuba River watershed. Read more >>

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Thanks For A Great Wild & Scenic Weekend!

Wild & Scenic is more than just a film festival, it is SYRCL’s largest fundraiser of the year. It is also one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals. We hope that after this weekend, you feel as INSPIRED and MOTIVATED as we do to go out and make a difference in your community, and the world, all year round. Read more >>

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Ten Years for SYRCL – Interview with Gary Reedy, River Scientist

Former Science Program Director and Senior River Scientist, Gary Reedy has had the longest continuous employment in SYRCL’s 34-year history. Gary recently ended this run and is now a consultant, providing ongoing services to SYRCL in the areas of dam regulations, river policy and salmon restoration. Read more >>

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A Special Thanks to SYRCL’s Volunteers

Downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley were abuzz with an army of helping hands and bright smiles this past weekend. Months of visioning, logistics preparation, film screenings and art submissions culminated in the 15th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This five-day extravaganza was powered by more than six hundred volunteers who collectively worked 3,000+ hours to produce this meaningful and inspiring event. Read more >>

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Yuba Gifts for You and Yours

Are you searching for meaningful gifts that express your gratitude and appreciation of the Yuba? SYRCL has options that will save you from frenzied shopping centers and the flurry of online pop-up ads. And if you are venturing into the world of retail, your shopping also can benefit SYRCL. Read more >>

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Wild & Scenic Film Fest TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

The 15th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA this January 12 – 16, 2017. Tickets are on sale now! Choose from a full Festival Pass to a single session ticket or NEW THIS YEAR, a Saturday or Sunday Pass. Read more >>

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Watchdog Centennial Dam — Support SYRCL with a Matched Gift

Have you heard about the controversial plan to build Centennial Dam on the Bear River?

If built, this 275-foot dam would flood the last six miles of free-flowing river on the Bear. It would destroy fish and wildlife habitat, beloved swimming holes, and sacred Native American sites. Read more >>

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Welcome New AmeriCorps!

Since 2009, SYRCL has partnered with the Sierra Nevada Alliance to form the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP), a program in which AmeriCorps members assess and restore impaired watershed habitats and increase community stewardship by conducting watershed restoration and ecological monitoring, watershed education, and volunteer recruitment and support. Read more >>

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