Take Action to Defend the Yuba River at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 6, 2014

“Where activism gets inspired” is the motto of SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival. And this year’s festival provides attendees an opportunity to make their voices heard on two urgent issues facing the Yuba River. SYRCL hopes to collect over 1,000 postcards to send Senators Feinstein and Boxer asking them to take immediate action to […]

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Nevada County Supervisors Resolve to Save Historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge

December 11, 2013

Resolution urges State representatives to renovate and reopen historic bridge closed since 2011 The Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution yesterday (December 10th) urging State officials to complete the  renovation  of the Bridgeport Covered Bridge, which has been closed to the public since 2011. The draft resolution sponsored by Board Chair Hank […]

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River Group Blasts Delta Tunnels as a Plan to Dam More Rivers

December 9, 2013
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Sacramento, CA – Friends of the River (FOR) joined with dozens of other organizations at the Capitol on Monday to officially launch the campaign to stop the Delta Tunnels as proposed. Instead of spending more than $25 billion on two massive tunnels to divert huge amounts of water through the San Francisco Bay-Delta, the river […]

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Shop in Support of SYRCL at SPD

November 21, 2013
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Every penny makes a difference, and pennies add up quickly when we’re talking about groceries.  One of our local grocery stores, SPD, will donate to SYRCL on your behalf every time you shop and use your community card.  Here are the details; thanks for your support! Sign up online with eScrip and you can designate […]

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Heavy Rains Fail to Deter Yuba River Cleanup Volunteers – 550 Volunteers collected over 11,450 pounds of garbage and recyclables

September 24, 2013

Despite heavy rain and even hail, 550 volunteers cheerfully removed over 11,450 pounds of trash and recyclables from 80 miles of river, creek and lake shoreline at 35 sites within the greater Yuba River and Bear River watersheds. “This year’s Yuba River Cleanup and Restoration Day was a resounding success from Donner Summit to the […]

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Register TODAY and Become a Rubbish-Extractor Extraordinaire This Saturday

September 17, 2013

A jaccuzi, a $100 bill, and a dragon costume walk into… Bullard’s Bar! Not really, but these are just some of the exciting treasures you might find if you REGISTER TODAY for the South Yuba River Citizen League’s (SYRCL) 16th Annual Yuba River Cleanup & Restoration Day! The Cleanup takes place THIS Saturday, September 21, […]

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“Draw the Line on Keystone XL” Demonstration to Close Yuba Cleanup Day

September 16, 2013

Community invited to take action to slow Climate Change at Bridgeport, South Yuba River State Park on Saturday, September 21st at 1:20pm On the same day that SYRCL expects more than 500 volunteers to participate in the 16th Annual Yuba River Cleanup & Restoration Day, tens of thousands of people will be demonstrating at about 200 sites […]

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Become a Certified Naturalist this Summer!

May 20, 2013

Become a certified naturalist this summer and apply your skills to help benefit the Yuba Watershed! UC Berkeley-Sagehen Creek Field Station in Truckee is offering California Naturalist courses this summer for anyone who would like to become a Citizen Scientist in their community.  The course offers hands-on exposure to real-world environmental projects, preparing you to […]

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SYRCL Teams up with YCWA and American Rivers to Request New Fish Passage Study for Englebright Dam

April 25, 2013

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), American Rivers and the Yuba County Water Agency (YCWA) sent a joint letter to US Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer and Congressman John Garamendi to support a proposed $100,000 fish passage study at Englebright Dam. The letter urges the federal legislators to preserve President Obama’s budget recommendation […]

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SYRCL Hand-delivers Over 2,000 Postcards to Congressman John Garamendi to Save Yuba Salmon

April 1, 2013

Army Corps initiates new process to exclude consideration of Englebright Dam’s impact on endangered salmon and steelhead Nevada City, CA – Recognizing that Congressional leadership is imperative to saving wild salmon, the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) hand-delivered over 2,000 postcards collected during this year’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Congressman John Garamendi.  […]

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