Keeping Current

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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WSFF Volunteer Registration Open Month of December

Are you excited to volunteer for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival? Save-the-Date: Registration will be open December 1 through December 31! 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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New Season, New Faces – Welcome Andrea & Megan

Here at SYRCL headquarters, we have been busy with several exciting staff transitions and we want to share our excitement with you, our dedicated members! Join us in welcoming two new staff members. Details

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Join Our Team – Seeking Policy and Communications Director

We are looking for a few awesome river-lovers to join our team. If you are passionate about the Yuba River, and a positive, self-motivated person with the skill set to match our needs, please apply today. Details

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Gifts of Appreciated Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds

In addition to cash donations, SYRCL also accepts gifts of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds (“securities”). A gift of appreciated securities could offer significant benefits to donors, such as an immediate charitable deduction for the full market value of the stock and avoidance of capital gains taxes that would normally be due upon sale. Details

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