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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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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Earth Day Cleanup at Pioneer Park

Join the South Yuba River Citizens League for a celebratory Earth Day Cleanup at Pioneer Park, from 9am-12pm on Saturday, April 22. Enjoy the spring sunshine and get your hands dirty with SYRCL. We are seeking volunteers to help us remove accumulated debris near Little Deer Creek. 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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Take the Scotch Broom Challenge

Do the rains have you itching to get outside and get your hands dirty?
Kick that cabin-fever to the curb and join SYRCL for our annual Scotch Broom Challenge! More…

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