Don’t Sacrifice the Bear River – Stop Centennial

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) says Centennial Dam and Reservoir can’t improve what already exists – a publicly accessible, free-flowing river with world-class kayaking, fishing, hiking and swimming. Please support our work to oppose this irresponsible project. Right now, several dedicated donors have created a matching gift challenge, so your gift today to the Stop Centennial Dam Campaign will go twice as far. 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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NID Now Livestreaming Board of Directors Meetings

Last month, thanks to the efforts of SYRCL, the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County and the Federation of Neighborhood Associations, greater openness and transparency were achieved for the governance of arguably the most important resource in our community: water. Details

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Join Our Team – Seeking Policy and Communications Director

We are looking for a few awesome river-lovers to join our team. If you are passionate about the Yuba River, and a positive, self-motivated person with the skill set to match our needs, please apply today. Details

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Be Heard as NID Reconsiders Live-streaming

You’ve helped tell NID to commit to live-streaming its meetings and to providing online video replay. Now help us fill the room to drive home this important message. The meeting will take place at 1036 W Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 at 9am. More…

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Caleb Dardick to Step Down as SYRCL Executive Director this Fall

After six years at the helm of the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), Caleb Dardick will step down as Executive Director following the 20th anniversary of the Yuba River Cleanup on September 16th. More…

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Centennial Dam — It Must Be Stopped

Centennial Dam is an irresponsible, financially-risky project. And we have to stop it. Double your donation when you give today. More…

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The Damming of the Bear River, by American Rivers

The Bear sits in an often overlooked watershed, nestled in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, flowing 73 miles from rocky crags and conifer forests to the oak woodlands, open grasslands, pastures, and fields of the Central Valley. When European-Americans first came to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, everything changed. More…

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Centennial Dam Puts Too Much at Risk — Seek Alternatives

FWN submits public comment letter which directs the Army Corps of Engineers to study alternatives to Centennial Dam. More…

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Dam Watchdogs Fill NID Board Meeting

Dam Watchdogs and allies filled NID’s board meeting, April 12, to advocate for transparency. More…

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