River Ambassadors Say: Safety First this Weekend

This year we will be promoting a message of extreme caution to protect visitors. This year’s high flows and cold water are a serious safety concern. More…

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State of the Yuba: Take Action to Defend the River with SYRCL

Free Event. Get the latest on Centennial Dam, and help us honor three guests for their distinguished service to the Yuba. More…

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Reclaiming The Sierra: SYRCL to Present at The Sierra Fund Conference

This year the conference is focused on headwater resiliency, a topic that is near and dear to SYRCL’s heart. More…

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Celebrate the River at the State of the Yuba

Get inspired, activated and involved with the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) this Earth Day season at the State of the Yuba, Wednesday, April 19. SYRCL invites you to celebrate the river and join in honoring three distinguished guests for their service in protecting and restoring the Yuba watershed. More…

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Speakers and Guests Galore at Wild & Scenic this Saturday

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be hitting the road this weekend and heading to the bay area for a one night only event. We’ve chosen seven films from our 2017 festival and are excited to announce some very special guests who will be in attendance for Q&A with their films. More…

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In Anticipation of Summer on the Yuba… River Ambassador Training

Summer is just around the corner and open-enrollment for River Ambassadors is upon us. Are you interested in promoting environmental stewardship at your favorite South Yuba River State Park crossing to keep the river healthy, clean and safe? Mark you calendars for the River Ambassador training May 16. New volunteers welcome! More…

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TAKE ACTION NOW: Challenge Centennial Dam

Write to the Army Corps of Engineers, the Nevada Irrigation District and Congressman Doug LaMalfa, respectively, to: 1. Speak up for water, 2. Demand transparency, AND 3. Protect public lands. TAKE ACTION

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Let’s Fill the Room Today at 4:30!

Join SYRCL’s Dam Watchdog team today in Grass Valley at the Army Corps of Engineers’s (USACE) public scoping meeting for the Centennial Dam project. This is your chance to show the USACE and Nevada Irrigation District (NID) that concerned citizens are indeed watchdogging the environmental review process of this controversial project. Read more >>

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Hundreds Rally at LaMalfa & McClintock Event in Auburn

Five hundred people Friday morning rallied outside Auburn’s The Ridge Golf Course, demanding that U.S. Representatives Doug LaMalfa (Dist. 1) and Tom McClintock (Dist. 4) address concerns on climate change, health care and the environment in a public forum. The peaceful demonstrators, organized by Indivisible Women of Nevada County and other groups, congregated along the public road into the golf course, where the Mountain Counties Water Resources Association (MCWRA) held an all-day symposium, Read more >>

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Centennial Dam’s Federal Environmental Review Process Has Begun

The Army Corps of Engineers is coming to Auburn and Grass Valley to solicit input about the proposed Centennial Dam. The public has two opportunities to attend these meetings and 37 days to submit comments on Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) plans to construct Centennial – a new 275-foot-tall dam and 110,000 acre foot reservoir on the Bear River between the existing Rollins and Combie Reservoirs. Read more >>

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