Take the Scotch Broom Challenge

Do the rains have you itching to get outside and get your hands dirty?
Kick that cabin-fever to the curb and join SYRCL for our annual Scotch Broom Challenge! More…

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Fire. Fuels Reduction. Beetles.

Forest Health and Management in the Yuba and Bear Watersheds is the topic at the next Yuba Bear Watershed Council (YBWC) meeting on Thursday. A panel of local experts will be on hand to discuss fire, fuels reduction, the bark beetle, disturbance regimes and other management considerations and efforts. Read more >>

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Public Forum on Fire, Fuels and Bark Beetles – Nov. 10

The Yuba-Bear Watershed Council will hold its next quarterly meeting on Thursday, November 10th from 10am-12pm at the Gene Albaugh Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City. Invited panelists include representatives of the Fire Safe Council, Tahoe National Forest and others with expertise on fire safety, fuels management, and challenges associated with bark beetles. Read more >>

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Loving the Yuba to Death

The Union won’t find any disagreement that “few summer pursuits are as enjoyable for Nevada County residents and visitors as a day out on the Yuba River” (Five Yuba River Swimming Holes to Beat the Summer Heat, July 21st). But when the Yuba Fire broke out upstream of Edwards Crossing twelve days later, the larger public connected the dots long familiar to the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL): the Yuba is in danger of being loved to death. read more >>

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