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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Let’s Fill the Room Today at 4:30!

Join SYRCL’s Dam Watchdog team today in Grass Valley at the Army Corps of Engineers’s (USACE) public scoping meeting for the Centennial Dam project. This is your chance to show the USACE and Nevada Irrigation District (NID) that concerned citizens are indeed watchdogging the environmental review process of this controversial project. Read more >>

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SYRCL is Hiring!

Interested in engaging in SYRCL activities? We’ve got a number of upcoming opportunities to participate. Learn more…

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Hundreds Rally at LaMalfa & McClintock Event in Auburn

Five hundred people Friday morning rallied outside Auburn’s The Ridge Golf Course, demanding that U.S. Representatives Doug LaMalfa (Dist. 1) and Tom McClintock (Dist. 4) address concerns on climate change, health care and the environment in a public forum. The peaceful demonstrators, organized by Indivisible Women of Nevada County and other groups, congregated along the public road into the golf course, where the Mountain Counties Water Resources Association (MCWRA) held an all-day symposium, Read more >>

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Centennial Dam’s Federal Environmental Review Process Has Begun

The Army Corps of Engineers is coming to Auburn and Grass Valley to solicit input about the proposed Centennial Dam. The public has two opportunities to attend these meetings and 37 days to submit comments on Nevada Irrigation District’s (NID) plans to construct Centennial – a new 275-foot-tall dam and 110,000 acre foot reservoir on the Bear River between the existing Rollins and Combie Reservoirs. Read more >>

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There Are Alternatives to the Centennial Dam, by Peter Van Zant

The Centennial Dam proposed by Nevada Irrigation District (NID) would be a 110,000-acre-foot reservoir with a 275-foot tall dam on the Bear River. It would inundate the last six miles of publicly accessible, free-flowing river on the Bear, covering the Bear River Campground, more than 25 homes and 120 parcels, 140 Native American sacred cultural sites, and Dog Bar Bridge. There are alternatives. Read more >>

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Register for Quiz Night March 10

Registration for SYRCL’s Quiz Night is now open! Participate in this fun trivia tournament to help raise funds for the Laura Wilcox Scholarship. Mark your calendars for Friday March 10. Register soon, space fills quickly! Read more >>

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Volunteer for Quiz Night

Do you want to help make the 2017 Quiz Night an out-of-this-world experience? Join the volunteer team! We are looking for folks who would like to help before, during and after the event. This year’s theme is Intergalactic Games. Volunteers and participants alike are encouraged dress to impress and make a big bang with us this year! Read more >>

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Join the 2017 River Monitoring Team!

SYRCL is embarking on our 17th River Monitoring season, and we need you! We are looking for outdoorsy, environmentally-driven volunteers to monitor 35 sites throughout the Yuba watershed. The vast amount of water quality data we have collected over the last 16 years is crucial in protecting and restoring the Yuba River watershed. Read more >>

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Thanks For A Great Wild & Scenic Weekend!

Wild & Scenic is more than just a film festival, it is SYRCL’s largest fundraiser of the year. It is also one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals. We hope that after this weekend, you feel as INSPIRED and MOTIVATED as we do to go out and make a difference in your community, and the world, all year round. Read more >>

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