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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Salmonics: How much is a Yuba Salmon really worth?

How much do you think returning salmon to the Lower Yuba River is worth? SYRCL worked with five graduate students from the UC Santa Barbara School Bren School of Environmental Science and Management to answer that question. Learn more…

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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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Submit Comments to Bring Wild Salmon Back to the Sierra

No salmon has reached any Sierra Nevada river’s headwaters since dams blocked their way nearly a century ago. Reestablishing salmon populations in the upper Yuba River watershed would mark an historic achievement. This ground-breaking success would be a first in California and you have the power to help make this a reality. This year, Congress read more >>

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