Watch Dam Alternatives Workshop Video

Did you miss the Dam Alternatives workshop at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival? Watch the entire video here. This workshop explores alternatives to consider in evaluating upcoming economic and environmental analyses of NID’s proposal to build Centennial Dam. Experts discuss practical water delivery, demand efficiencies, and watershed scale management opportunities. Read more >>

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Welcome New AmeriCorps!

Since 2009, SYRCL has partnered with the Sierra Nevada Alliance to form the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP), a program in which AmeriCorps members assess and restore impaired watershed habitats and increase community stewardship by conducting watershed restoration and ecological monitoring, watershed education, and volunteer recruitment and support. Read more >>

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Farewell to AmeriCorps

Since 2009, SYRCL has partnered with the Sierra Nevada Alliance to form the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP), a program in which AmeriCorps members assess and restore impaired watershed habitats and increase community stewardship by conducting watershed restoration and ecological monitoring, watershed education, and volunteer recruitment and support. Each year these AmeriCorps members serve and protect read more >>

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Successful First Week of Meadow Restoration with Earthwatch

Blue skies festooned with puffy clouds, a comfortable temperature of 78 degrees, and a refreshing breeze filters the air for those who visit Loney Meadow off Bowman Lake Road. This mountain meadow delights the eyes with aspen stands, wildflowers, waving grasses, and native conifers. read more >>

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SYRCL to Hire 3 Dedicated AmeriCorps Members — Apply Today!

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities. During the year, SNAP members will gain skills and technical training. read more >>

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Join SYRCL’s Restoration Team on Saturday, July 16th

Join us for SYRCL’s Volunteer Restoration Day at Loney Meadow on Saturday, July 16th from 8am – 4pm. Volunteers will help SYRCL’s River Science team to collect soil samples, biomass samples, and install groundwater wells. read more >>

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Spend the day with SYRCL at Loney Meadow

Join us on Saturday, June 18th from 10am-1pm at Loney Meadow to kick off the meadow wildflower season. SYRCL will host a meadow open house to showcase the new Loney Meadow Interpretive Trail signs and to highlight the restoration and monitoring work ongoing at Loney Meadow. read more >>

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Missed the State of the Yuba? Watch it Here!

Did you miss the action? Watch it here! SYRCL delivered its 3rd annual State of the Yuba address last week to celebrate Earth Day and the Yuba River. If you missed the State of the Yuba, don’t worry! We recorded the whole evening so you can catch up on all that SYRCL is doing to protect the read more >>

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Restoration in the Yuba: Volunteer Today

Our restoration program is growing and that means we need more volunteers than ever before! We invite you to join us out in the watershed as citizen scientists to help our science staff implement several important projects. This summer our focus is on meadows. We are looking for volunteers who think cutting down trees is fun, who want to read more >>

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SYRCL and Earthwatch Partner on Citizen Science Program, Sierra to Sea

Earthwatch Institute is partnering with SYRCL to create a new citizen science program called Sierra to Sea. Together, we will conduct meadow assessments, developed by American Rivers, and contribute to statewide greenhouse gas emissions work. The goal of this program is to acquire data that will feed directly back to scientists and land managers in read more >>

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