Join us for our Last Aspen Regeneration Workday of the Year!

August 7, 2014

  SYRCL has completed two aspen regeneration workdays this summer with over 22 SYRCL volunteers helping to restore an aspen stand in Loney Meadow. Our enthusiastic team of volunteers has treated the ½ acre stand by removing small encroaching conifers using hand saws and a lot of love for the Yuba watershed. The next workday is on […]

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Learning to Love Meadows

July 21, 2014

On day 1, not a single one of the 9 high school students who arrived from Los Angeles to take part in SYRCL’s Earthwatch Meadows Project had ever set foot in or even seen a meadow. On day 3, each and every student can tell you how meadows help to store water that feed streams […]

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SYRCL is Now Accepting AmeriCorps Applications: Deadline August 1st

June 26, 2014

Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light while gaining valuable environmental professional experience? Apply today to become a Member of the 2014 – 2015 Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) and serve with South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL). SYRCL and SNAP are seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to […]

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First Aspen Workday a Great Success – Join us for our Next!

June 26, 2014

On Saturday, 15 SYRCL volunteers and staff members helped to restore an aspen stand in Loney Meadow. SYRCL, and our enthusiastic team of volunteers, has been working to restore aspen habitat since 2011. We treated the ½ acre stand by removing small, encroaching conifers using hand saws and a lot of love for the Yuba watershed. Aspen […]

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GET INVOLVED! Aspen Regeneration at Loney Meadow next Saturday

June 13, 2014

Join SYRCL for another great restoration opportunity and a chance meet new people and work outside in a beautiful place! Aspen groves are in extreme decline from conifer encroachment due to changes in natural fire and hydrologic regimes—this ecosystem needs our assistance to remain healthy. To learn more, listen to NPR’s report on “Fighting Fire […]

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Restore, Review, Remove, Rejuvenate and Raft with SYRCL!

June 13, 2014

Mark your calendars for exciting and thrilling opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and improve the Yuba watershed this summer and fall with SYRCL. Saturday June 21, July 12 & 26, August 16 & 30: Aspen Regeneration Do you want to help the Yuba watershed become more resilient in the face of climate change and […]

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GET INVOLVED! Aspen Regeneration at Loney Meadow next Saturday.

June 12, 2014

Join SYRCL for another great restoration opportunity and a chance meet new people and work outside in a beautiful place! Aspen groves are in extreme decline from conifer encroachment due to changes in natural fire and hydrologic regimes—this ecosystem needs our assistance to remain healthy. To learn more, listen to NPR’s report on “Fighting Fire […]

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Restore, Review, Remove, Rejuvenate and Raft with SYRCL!

June 12, 2014

Mark your calendars for exciting and thrilling opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and improve the Yuba watershed this summer and fall with SYRCL. Saturday June 21, July 12 & 26, August 16 & 30: Aspen Regeneration Do you want to help the Yuba watershed become more resilient in the face of climate change and […]

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Dam Relicensing and Salmon Restoration Not Yet Aligned

May 22, 2014

Last week, the Yuba County Water Agency (YCWA) submitted their Final License Application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for their hydropower project on the Yuba River, for which the current license expires in 2016.  The application includes many measures for improved stream flow below dams, and other project mitigations or enhancements such as […]

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SYRCL’s Restoration Program Receives Funding from Public Lands Every Day Grant Program

April 21, 2014

The National Environmental Education Foundation Program and Toyota have sponsored SYRCL’s 2014 Restoration events! This funding allows SYRCL to provide our restoration volunteers with the tools and safety equipment they need to protect the Yuba watershed against invasive plant species. SYRCL’s Restoration Coordinator, Adele Rife, said “Funding like this helps SYRCL to be effective stewards […]

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