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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There’s no place like — QUIZ NIGHT!

This year’s theme is the Wizard of Oz, and costumes are highly encouraged. So, dust off your ruby red slippers, grab your oil can and some extra straw, and follow the yellow brick road to the Peace Lutheran Church on Friday, March 9 for the animated and hilarious Quiz Night! Details

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Conservation is Key for Our Watershed Future

It’s looking like 2018 will be yet another drought year. Conservation will be at the forefront of our minds. Bringing an assembly to your school is a great way to engage local youth in the discussion. Details

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Join the 2018 River Monitoring Team!

SYRCL volunteers make the River Monitoring program one of the strongest citizen-based monitoring projects in the nation. Thank you to all our dedicated citizen scientists who make it possible! 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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Quiz Night: A Riotously Fun Event for a Great Cause!

It’s time to summon your courage, dust off your ruby red slippers, gather your teammates and follow the yellow brick road to the Peace Lutheran Church on Friday, March 9 for the animated and hilarious Quiz Night: SYRCL’s annual Brains of Nevada County event! This year’s theme is Wizard of Oz. Volunteers and participants alike are encouraged dress to impress! 

Want to help make Quiz Night an over-the-rainbow experience? Join the volunteer team! We are looking for folks who would like to help before, during and after the event. 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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