ATTEND the Van Norden Dam Spillway Modification Project Public Scoping Meeting on Wednesday, February 21.
COMMENT on the Army Corps Feasibility Report & Environmental Assessment for the Yuba River by Friday, February 23. Details
Nevada City, CA – The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) today issued a notice of intent to file suit against the US Army Corps of Engineers for failure to comply with new Endangered Species Act (ESA) requirements for protecting three species of endangered Yuba River fish: spring-run Chinook salmon, steelhead, and green sturgeon. In read more >>
SYRCL has mailed over 500 postcards to agencies that have the authority to create fish passage for salmon above Englebright Dam and provide cold water flows to restore salmon and steelhead to the upper Yuba River Watershed. Restoring salmon to the upper Yuba River will require many bold actions and SYRCL is leading the way read more >>
Next week offers two chances to get involved in our efforts to recover salmon to the Yuba River watershed. First, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), PG&E and the Nevada Irrigation District are holding an “environmental site review” of hydropower operations in the upper watershed. The public is welcome to this tour, which starts at read more >>