The Season of Fire and Water

Fires have turned the sky above Nevada City into a sea of smoke in one week. Like sailors lost in fog, we wait in uncertainty, wondering how much longer and what we will find when it clears. We were so close to relief: perched on the edge of the end of summer dryness at its worst, and the beginning of the rainy season. Almost there, where fire meets water. Details.

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Now Accepting Applications for SYRCL’s Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship

For the past sixteen years, SYRCL has been proud to offer a four-year college scholarship to a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment. Since 2002, sixteen $4,000 scholarships have been awarded. Details.

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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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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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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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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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Support the Next Generation of Yuba River Stewards

SYRCL is committed to fostering the next generation of Yuba River stewards. That’s why we share the fundraising proceeds with qualified school and youth groups participating in our Clean-a-Thon. When you give to one of these super youth teams, you’re supporting youth environmental programs, too! More…

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Important Message About River Safety

The heat of summer is upon us, the flows are low and the cool waters of the Yuba River beckon. At SYRCL, we always encourage safe and responsible river recreation. Learn more about a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones while at the river. Enjoy the Yuba River safely with these three safety precautions — LOOK, GRIP, PROTECT. More…

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Kids Keep the River Clean with River Ambassadors

This season, SYRCL’s River Ambassadors and California State Parks furthered their partnership to watershed education by bringing the Litter Getter program to the South Yuba River State Park. Learn more

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Join Us for Salmon Tours and Become a Volunteer Naturalist. Sign up by Sept. 15

Do you love being outside and working with kids? Do you want to enjoy the beauty of the Yuba with others? Join SYRCL as a Volunteer Naturalist on fall Salmon Tours! More…

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