Keeping Current

Breaking News for Englebright & Daguerre Point Dams – Public Meeting 1/22

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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A Look Back on 2017

As we venture forward into 2018 and bid farewell to 2017, we would like to share some of our accomplishments from past year. As SYRCL continues working towards a better future for the Yuba, we owe much appreciation to our volunteers, members, donors and partners. Thank you! Please check out our 12 months of SYRCL. Details

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More than Just Films: Film Fest Trailer, Special Events and Schedule

Looking for some inspiration to kick off 2018? Check out our brand new trailer, featuring a selection of this year’s 130 films, and don’t forget to purchase your tickets. Details

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Take Action: Sign On to Letter Opposing Centennial Dam

NID has submitted a proposal to the California Water Commission for $11.95 million. It’s a paltry request for this colossal project. Still, NID is pushing the unsubstantiated idea among state officials that Centennial creates additional habitat and recreational opportunities. This is outrageous. Details

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Taking a Stand in Sacramento to Stop Centennial

Last week in Sacramento, SYRCL and our allies at the Foothills Water Network stood up and challenged Centennial Dam’s request for public funding at the California Water Commission. At the meeting, the Nevada Irrigation District was asked point blank if there was any opposition to Centennial. We were there to say YES – opposition is extensive. Details

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Action Alert: Tell State Officials — Say No to Prop 1 Funding for Centennial

NID has submitted a proposal to the California Water Commission — pushing the unsubstantiated idea among state officials that Centennial creates additional habitat and recreational opportunities. This is outrageous. Details

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Volunteer Registration Open Through December 31

Volunteer registration for the 16th Anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival closes December 31st, and we still have several volunteer opportunities left. Be a part of the five nights and four days of Wild & Scenic magic—join the fest team today! Details

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Free Activist Workshops at Wild & Scenic

Ever wish you could change the world? So do we, that’s why our FREE activist workshops are one of our favorite offerings at Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Join us at the Activist Center at City Hall in Nevada City and learn how you can get engaged and make a lasting difference on local and global issues of concern. Details

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Year-end Matching Gift Opportunity for the Yuba

SYRCL works tirelessly to protect the Yuba watershed – and we need your help to sustain our efforts in 2018. All donations by Dec. 31 will be matched and worth double the value. Details

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Don’t Sacrifice the Bear River – Stop Centennial

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) says Centennial Dam and Reservoir can’t improve what already exists – a publicly accessible, free-flowing river with world-class kayaking, fishing, hiking and swimming. Please support our work to oppose this irresponsible project. Right now, several dedicated donors have created a matching gift challenge, so your gift today to the Stop Centennial Dam Campaign will go twice as far. Details

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