Cleanup or Restoration? Sites are Filling Fast!

Throughout the watershed, Cleanup and Restoration sites are filling up quickly! Join the largest Cleanup in the Sierra by registering today for the 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup. We have sites along 80+ miles of rivers and creeks throughout the Yuba and Bear River watershed. Since 1998, Yuba lovers have rallied to remove more than 100 tons of garbage and recycling. Join us today and help make our 20th the best yet! Sign up today!

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Edwards Crossing Bridge Project

The Nevada County Department of Public Works is proposing to rehabilitate the existing Edwards Crossing Bridge. We are encouraging the community to get involved. Join us at the public outreach meeting on Wednesday, August 30, from 6–8pm. Details

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Power up the Cleanup with Your Business

As a local business owner, you know that the Yuba River is not only a favorite summer getaway; it is also a key economic driver. Would you consider a sponsorship of the 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup & River Ambassador Program? More…

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The 20th Yuba River Cleanup…Your Business Can Help

As a local business owner, you know that the Yuba River is not only a favorite summer getaway; it is also a key economic driver. Would you consider a sponsorship of the 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup & River Ambassador Program? More…

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Shop Amazon? Shop SPD? Give to the Yuba!

Each time you shop at AmazonSmile or SPD Market, a percentage of your purchase could be donated back to SYRCL. Find out how…

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SYRCL Seeks to Hire 3 New Dedicated AmeriCorps Members!

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities. More…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jon Baiocchi

“I had the opportunity to do some macroinvertebrates sampling on the South Fork Yuba, and the Bear River under Wendy Thompson. The motivation to get involved stems from wanting to give back to the watersheds I love and grew up with.” More…

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Be Heard as NID Reconsiders Live-streaming

You’ve helped tell NID to commit to live-streaming its meetings and to providing online video replay. Now help us fill the room to drive home this important message. The meeting will take place at 1036 W Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 at 9am. More…

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The Damming of the Bear River, by American Rivers

The Bear sits in an often overlooked watershed, nestled in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, flowing 73 miles from rocky crags and conifer forests to the oak woodlands, open grasslands, pastures, and fields of the Central Valley. When European-Americans first came to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, everything changed. More…

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What went wrong with Oroville Dam?

The spillway failures at Oroville Dam this past winter resulted in the evacuation of 188,000 people, economic impact to local communities, and damage to the Feather River from massive erosion and collapsed riverbanks. More…

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