NID Refuses to Withdraw Application for Proposition 1 Funding

SYRCL and Foothills Water Network recently requested the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) not throw good money after bad and pull out of the running for Proposition 1 funding. Wednesday morning, NID Board of Directors refused to withdraw their application despite having received a public benefit score of zero from the state of California. However, the board did vote to not appeal. Details

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Rally for Bear River Recreation in Sacramento – Feb. 21

On Wednesday, February 21—the next California Water Commission (CWC) meeting— please join SYRCL, Foothills Water Network, and the Sierra Club in Sacramento to celebrate the Bear River.Details

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RSVP for Bear River Recreation Rally in Sacramento

On Wednesday, February 21—the next California Water Commission (CWC) meeting—join SYRCL, Foothills Water Network, and the Sierra Club in Sacramento at our very own Bear River Recreation Rally. Details

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Comment Period for Yuba River Ecosystem Study Closes 2.23

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft Feasibility Report & Environmental Assessment for the Yuba River. This interim study, which is now out for public review and comment (through February 23), presents a variety of actions and alternatives for restoring the Yuba River. Yet, in its suite of suggestions, it discounts the removal of Englebright and Daguerre Point Dams as fish passage options for the Yuba. Details

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Wild & Scenic 2018 a Smashing Success

As Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s production team wraps up the 2018 festivities, we’d like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who joined us to make it happen! Our largest ever crowd kept the vibes high all weekend, over 700 stellar volunteers exhibited professionalism and teamwork, and dozens of filmmakers made the trek to the gorgeous Sierra foothills to enrich the experience for everyone. Details

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A Look Back on 2017

As we venture forward into 2018 and bid farewell to 2017, we would like to share some of our accomplishments from past year. As SYRCL continues working towards a better future for the Yuba, we owe much appreciation to our volunteers, members, donors and partners. Thank you! Please check out our 12 months of SYRCL. Details

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Take Action: Sign On to Letter Opposing Centennial Dam

NID has submitted a proposal to the California Water Commission for $11.95 million. It’s a paltry request for this colossal project. Still, NID is pushing the unsubstantiated idea among state officials that Centennial creates additional habitat and recreational opportunities. This is outrageous. Details

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Taking a Stand in Sacramento to Stop Centennial

Last week in Sacramento, SYRCL and our allies at the Foothills Water Network stood up and challenged Centennial Dam’s request for public funding at the California Water Commission. At the meeting, the Nevada Irrigation District was asked point blank if there was any opposition to Centennial. We were there to say YES – opposition is extensive. Details

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Action Alert: Tell State Officials — Say No to Prop 1 Funding for Centennial

NID has submitted a proposal to the California Water Commission — pushing the unsubstantiated idea among state officials that Centennial creates additional habitat and recreational opportunities. This is outrageous. Details

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