Wild & Scenic Film Fest Tickets and Passes on Sale Now!

The 16th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley this January 11-15. Tickets are on sale now! Details

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Volunteer Registration Open 3 More Weeks!

Join the Wild & Scenic Film Festival team — signup to volunteer today! Volunteer registration is open for just three more weeks. We hope you can join us to celebrate this year’s theme: Groundswell. Details

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Salmon Tours Connect Many to Our Regional Treasure

As SYRCL’s new River Education Manager, my inaugural days of work were spent on the river at the start of Salmon Tours season – it was a trial by water experience! What an incredible opportunity to establish my role out in the field, facilitating personal connection with Chinook salmon and their spawning habitat. Details

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Thank You Volunteers and Members

We are grateful for the Yuba, the fish and the wildlife. We are grateful for clean water and a vibrant watershed. Our volunteers and members make this happen. Thank you for all you do for the Yuba. Details

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Loney Meadow, A Network of Braided Swales

For folks who have had the pleasure of visiting Loney Meadow, the mention of it brings up images of beautiful wildflowers, babbling brooks, and breathtaking views against blue-bird skies. However, the potential for the meadow to be resilient to climate change, or the meadow’s ability to perpetuate through time, is entwined with the extent of disturbance this meadow has experienced over the last century. Details

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Local Farmers Share Yuba-Friendly Soil Practices – Nov. 16

Learn from a panel of local farmers who will join us to share their wealth of soil-building knowledge and offer sound advice on best management practices to prevent over watering and reduce the excessive application of nutrients. Details

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Welcome AmeriCorps!

Please join us in welcoming our new AmeriCorps team members, Karli & Katie! Look for them at upcoming outreach events and the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, January 11-15. Details

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Proposed Revisions to WOTUS Reduce Clean Water Protections

SYRCL, along with the Waterkeeper Alliance and 115 Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates submitted comments to the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging the agencies to withdraw their Proposed Rule and meaningfully engage the public and states in any future process to review, rescind or revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). Details

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Meet Local Non-profit Leaders – November 9

Come listen as local non-profit leaders discuss their plans for the future. This is a quarterly meeting of agencies, non-profit organizations, private companies, and individuals that work on or are interested in natural resource and environmental issues across the Yuba and Bear watersheds. Details

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NID Now Livestreaming Board of Directors Meetings

Last month, thanks to the efforts of SYRCL, the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County and the Federation of Neighborhood Associations, greater openness and transparency were achieved for the governance of arguably the most important resource in our community: water. Details

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