20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup a Success!

On Saturday, September 16, a record number of volunteers turned out to participate in the Yuba River Cleanup! Thank you for rolling up your sleeves, pulling on your boots, and for getting dirty with us in celebration of the 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup. The results were astounding! Get the stats

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Melinda Booth Promoted to Executive Director

After six years as Festival Director for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Melinda Booth has been promoted to Executive Director of  SYRCL. As you probably know, Wild & Scenic is a program of SYRCL. The event was founded to raise funds for SYRCL’s year-round work protecting and restoring the Yuba River and to use the powerful medium of film to inspire environmental activism. Learn more

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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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Lessons from Oroville

Oroville Dam gained worldwide attention in February 2017 when crumbling spillways at the nation’s tallest dam triggered one of the largest evacuations in California history. The near catastrophe remains a socioeconomic blow to downstream communities. It will require substantial ecological remediation, as more than 1.7 million cubic yards of sediment washed into the Feather River below Oroville Dam—enough to cover a football field 80 stories high. Read the Executive Summary

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Volunteer Day at Loney Meadow – Oct. 13

Seeking volunteers to help with seed collection, trail maintenance, and to conduct post restoration photo monitoring! Join SYRCL River Science staff for a lovely fall work-day in Loney Meadow. Details

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Yuba River Cleanup – There’s Still Room for You

The 20th Anniversary Yuba River Cleanup is right around the corner and we still have volunteer spots to fill. We need your help. If you haven’t yet registered, check out the remaining Cleanup and Restoration sites and help us make this the best Cleanup yet by joining us on Saturday, September 16th. Register for the Cleanup..

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Caleb’s Farewell — Saturday, Sept 16

After six years at the helm of SYRCL, Caleb Dardick is stepping down as Executive Director. He’s chosen a mighty fine day to do it. Caleb’s last day lands in conjunction with the Yuba River Cleanup – Saturday, September 16th. This will be Caleb’s 7th Cleanup and SYRCL’s 20th. And we’re looking forward to celebrating him and all of you! More…

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An Adventure Not To Be Missed – Sign up for Salmon Tours

This is an incredible opportunity for you, your family, and your child’s school to adventure down the Yuba River to see spawning salmon! Get your hands (and feet) wet while learning about the salmon life cycle, their ecology, and human impact on these incredible fish. More…

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Salmonics: How much is a Yuba Salmon really worth?

How much do you think returning salmon to the Lower Yuba River is worth? SYRCL worked with five graduate students from the UC Santa Barbara School Bren School of Environmental Science and Management to answer that question. Learn more…

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Live Music by Ayla Nereo, Local Craft Beer—Don’t Miss the Party!

After the Cleanup — Don’t miss the VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PARTY in Pioneer Park! Registered volunteers will enjoy a delicious lunch, a no-host beer garden with tasty brews and revel in great company and inspiring music by Ayla Nereo and Scott Nice. This is a beautiful and energizing community event and we want to appreciate you, our hard working volunteers! More…

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