Comment Period for Yuba River Ecosystem Study Closes 2.23

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft Feasibility Report & Environmental Assessment for the Yuba River. This interim study, which is now out for public review and comment (through February 23), presents a variety of actions and alternatives for restoring the Yuba River. Yet, in its suite of suggestions, it discounts the removal of Englebright and Daguerre Point Dams as fish passage options for the Yuba. Details

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Give to Help Salmon — Your Donation Will Be Matched

Imagine hundreds of millions of tax-payer dollars spent on huge, belching trucks full of salmon, traversing the twisting roads of the Yuba River corridor. This could happen in 20 years, because a short-sighted proposal is gaining traction in California. It recommends trapping and trucking salmon around dams to bring them to the North Yuba River. read more >>

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Army Corps Hears from SYRCL’s Coalition and Members

Our community has a lot to say about the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study!  In recent weeks, over 60 members of the public provided written comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and provided us copies.  SYRCL prepared and submitted a letter on behalf of twelve conservation and fishing organizations that came together read more >>

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DEADLINE: December 4–Submit Public Comments Today

The Army Corps is soliciting public comments regarding what should be focused on in the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and we need your help to set them on the right course.  Send your comments online to the Corps and speak up for wild salmon before December 4th. Submit Comment Letter Now Urge the Corps to read more >>

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Show up Tonight for Wild Salmon at the Library in Nevada City

The Army Corps is coming to town tonight to solicit public input about the “Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study.” If you care about restoring wild salmon, we strongly urge you to attend this important meeting. This is your chance to let the Army Corps know how important restoring wild salmon is to a healthy read more >>

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Yuba spring-run salmon count indicates a record low

As of July 7th, only 32 salmon have been detected at the fish counting station at Daguerre Point Dam on the Lower Yuba River.  This is far below the average of 752 salmon detected by this time of year since monitoring of this type began in 2004.  The fish count data is posted at the read more >>

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Army Corps Starts $3 million Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study

The US Army Corps of Engineers announced July 1st that they have started work on the long anticipated “Yuba River ecosystem restoration feasibility study,” which will analyze fish passage options at Daguerre Point and Englebright Dams on the lower Yuba River. According to the Corp’s press release, “the study will be conducted in a risk-informed read more >>

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