In the News 2014

SEPTEMBER 2014

Breaking ground on Bridgeport bridge restoration, The Union, 9/4/14

River watch_ SYRCL’s river ambassadors promote preservation, The Union, 9/2/14

AUGUST 2014

SYRCL’s story, from the beginning, The Union, 8/31/14

NID board OKs Banner water project, The Union, 8/29/14

Yuba River Restoration Day, Hiking Partners, 8/25/14

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Nevada County, The Union, 8/24/14

Schedule a Free “Great Water Mystery” Water Conservation Assembly for Your School Today, YubaNet, 8/22/14

Progress: Bridgeport Covered Bridge stabilization begins on September 2, Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothills Report, 8/18/14

South Yuba River, Washington, Outside Inn Blog, 8/13/14

Water thefts in North San Juan – A Growing Problem (video), YubaNet, 8/7/14

Elected officials helped save Bridgeport, The Union, 8/4/14

The Union columnist Boardman spanked for ignorance on “Save Our Bridge” campaign, Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothills Report, 8/4/14

JULY 20164

Creek north of downtown Nevada City goes dry, The Union, 7/29/14

Officials lead from behind in Bridgeport rescue effort, The Union, 7/28/14

Dammed if you do; Dammed if you don’t, The Union, 7/17/14

‘DamNation’ screening to benefit SYRCL, The Union, 7/10/14

Join the Yuba’s “Neighborhood Watch”, The Union, 7/8/14

Artists invited to submit original art for use as official artwork for the 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival, YubaNet, 7/7/14

Caleb Dardick: Join the Yuba’s “Neighborhood Watch” , YubaNet, 7/1/14

JUNE 2014

State budget includes money to restore Bridgeport Covered Bridge, Modesto and Sacramento Bee, 6/27/14

Bear Yuba Land Trust acquires 2,707 acres for $3.25M, The Union, 6/25/14

Rice’s Crossing: Six miles of Yuba River purchased by Bear Yuba Land Trust, Sierra Foothills Report, 6/25/14

Save Our Bridge: Governor Brown Approves Full Funding for Bridgeport Covered Bridge, YubaNet, 6/20/14

Funding OK’d to restore Bridgeport Covered Bridge, The Union, 6/20/14

“A Wild Life” is theme for 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Sierra FoodWineArt, 6/20/14

Governor Brown approves full funding for Bridgeport Covered Bridge, Sierra FoodWineArt, 6/20/14

Reading the river: Immersion camps geared to help keep adventurers safe, The Union, 6/14/14

South Yuba River, Outside Inn Blog, 6/12/14

SYRCL Save Our Aspens Event Jun 21, Nevada City Chamber of Commerce website, 6/12/14

Sean Anderson recipient of 2014 Laura Wilcox Scholarship:13 year tradition of rewarding outstanding students in the memory of Laura Wilcox,YubaNet, 6/12/14

Watch Where You Step: Foothills Trail Looking For Creative Solution To Dog Poop On Hiking Trails, CBS 13, 6/10/14

Dog Poop Sign Contest – May the best sign win:  BYLT and SYRCL Launch Sign Contest to Bring Awareness to Dog Waste on Trails, Yubanet, 6/10/14

BYLT and SYRCL Launch “Poop” Project, KNCO, 6/9/14

Book Reception on June 25: Local Author Dedicates Book to SYRCL: Swimming Into Sunsets: Writing & Photographs Inspired by the Yuba River, YubaNet, 6/9/14

Sign contest to bring awareness to dog waste on local trails, The Union, 6/9/14

South Yuba River Citizens league Issues call to Action to Save Historic Bridge, KAHI, 6/6/14

Community Urged to Send Letters to Governor in Final Push to Save Our Bridge, YubaNet, 6/5/14

Nevada County community urged to send governor letters in final push to ‘Save Our Bridge’, The Union, 6/5/14

Benefit to support SYRCL programs, restore wild salmon, The Union, 6/4/14

Application to reopen San Juan Ridge Mine put on hold, The Union, 6/3/14

MAY 2014

A ranger’s ranger: Don Schmidt retires from State Parks after 32 years, The Union, 5/30/2014

Local writer releases new digital book about Yuba River, The Union, 5/30/14

Opening day at the Yuba River, The Union, 5/26/14

Wild and Scenic is an asset, Calaveras Enterprise, 5/23/14

SYRCL’s Wild for the Yuba Tasting and Auction Experience, KVMR, 5/22/14

Saturday is opening day for Yuba RiverThe Union, 5/21/14-

New opinion: Englebright safe, The Appeal-Democrat, 5/18/14

Fisheries service reverses position on Englebright dam, The Union, 5/16/14

New Yuba River e-book by Pamela Biery available at iTunes: Swimming Into Sunsets: Writing & Photographs Inspired by the Yuba River, YubaNet, 5/15/14

New Yuba River e-book available at iTunes, Sierra FoodWineArt, 5/15/14

Fisheries changes course on dams, The Appeal-Democrat, 5/15/14

Federal Fish Agency Reverses Direction on Army Corps’ Responsibility for Dams’ Impacts on Salmon, YubaNet, 5/14/14

Rainbow’s End_ A life-long passion for baking lights a new path, The Union, 5/13/14

Group reports on ‘State of the Yuba’, The Appeal-Democrat, 5/4/14

APRIL 2014

SYRCL reports on ‘State of the Yuba’ to packed house, The Union, 4/28/14

The volunteer who keeps 35,000 CDs in alphabetical order, The Union, 4/24/14

Subcommittee supports full funding to restore Bridgeport covered bridge, The Union, 4/23/14

Assembly Budget Subcommittee supports full funding to Restore Bridgeport Covered Bridge, YubaNet, 4/23/14

State lawmakers agree to fund Bridgeport Bridge renovation and reopening, Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothills Report, 4/23/14

Wild & Scenic Film Festival features funny, inspirational and poignant work, Deseret News, 4/23/14

State lawmakers clear way for reopening Bridgeport Bridge, Go Nevada County, 4/23/14

State of the Yuba River Address, KNCO, 4/21/14

Buttermilk Bend Trail, South Yuba River, Outside Inn Blog, 4/21/14

Events – Yuba River Ambassadors, World Fish Migration Day, 4/20/14

Summit Land Conservancy brings Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Park City, The Park Record, 4/18/14

SYRCL celebrates Earth Day with ‘State of the Yuba’, The Union, 4/18/14

Bridgeport action, State of the Yuba and River Ambassadors, Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce Enewsletter, 4/18/14

Wild & Scenic film festival makes water a fresh topic, The Guilfordian, 4/18/14

Earth: We’re all in it together this Earth Day, The Union, 4/17/14

SYRCL celebrates Earth Day with ‘State of the Yuba’, The Prospector, 4/17/14

More Precious than Gold: Free Film & Panel Discussion on the Proposed San Juan Ridge Mine Today, YubaNet, 4/16/14

RSVP Volunteer Opportunities, YubaNet, 4/15/14

FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION, Community Support Network of Nevada County enewsletter, 4/15/14

Invest in Arts and Heritage in the Sierra Foothills, Sierra FoodWineArt, 4/14/14

Update on Bridgeport Bridge Funding, YubaNet, 4/12/14

Nevada County leaders to lobby again for Bridgeport Bridge, The Union, 4/11/14

SYRCL to host Earth Day event, The Union, 4/11/14

SYRCL presents State of the Yuba, Go Nevada County, 4/11/14

“State of the Yuba” Event April 22, Nevada City Chamber News, 4/11/14

Climate change film to be preview, The Union, 4/10/14

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Wed., The Sheridan Press, 4/10/14

SYRCL’s “State of the Yuba” Event is on Earth Day, YubaNet, 4/10/14

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Hosted by Summit Land Conservancy, KSPW radio, 4/8/14

Local “Save Our Bridge” committee launches letter campaign to save Bridgeport, Sierra FoodWineArt, 4/5/14

Sierra Nevada Alliance, Sierra Nevada Alliance Weekly, 4/4/14

Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce eNews, Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, 4/04/14

MARCH 2014

‘Story of Jug Handle’ premieres on KVIE Public Television, The Union, 3/31/14

The Union earns 15 CNPA Better Newspaper Contest awards, The Union, 3/28/14

Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce eNews, Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, 3/28/14

Prize-winning films showcase ecological issues, activism at Red River festival, Concord Monitor, 3/26/14

State funding for Bridgeport Bridge passes first budget hurdleThe Union, 3/24/14

Brains of Nevada County Another riotous evening for a great causeThe Union, 3/19/14

Yuba River study receives fundingAppeal Democrat, 3/17/14

Brains of Nevada County Quiz Night helped raise money for the Laura Wilcox Scholarship FundThe Union, 3/17/14

Art and the Environment event, Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Enews, 3/17/14

South Yuba River State Park Outside InnOutside Inn Blog, 3/14/14

The Art and The Environment,The Union, 3/14/14

Our View: Historic covered bridge could use your support Appeal Democrat, 3/11/14

The Sacramento Wild and Scenic Film FestivalElk Grove Citizen, 3/7/14

Spring Flowers: BridgeportOutside Inn Blog, 3/7/14

Help save the Bridgeport bridge, now!The Union, 3/5/14

Saving the Bridgeport covered bridge, one letter at a timeThe Union, 3/4/14

Buzz on honey beesThe Union, 3/4/14

FEBRUARY 2014

Of glaciers and rivers ,The Union, 2/27/14

SYRCL, taxpayers rally to voice concerns about San Juan Ridge MineJeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothill Report, 2/26/14

Locals rally against reopening the San Juan Ridge Mine, The Union, 2/26/14

Big Turnout to Voice Concerns on San Juan Ridge Mine Reopening, KNCO, 2/25/14

Big Turnout to Voice Concerns on San Juan Ridge Mine Reopening, YubaNet, 2/25/14

Aspen researcher to speak at Madelyn Helling Library, The Union, 2/24/14

Opponents of North San Juan mine reopening to rally Tuesday in Nevada City, The Union, 2/24/14

San Juan Ridge Taxpayer’s Association and SYRCL Partner to Deliver Message, KNCO, 2/24/14

Tim Palmer, Award-Winning Photographer and Author, to Present “Rivers and Glaciers of California” Slide-show in GV, YubaNet, 2/23/14

The Mountain Messenger | Will the gold stay buried in North San Juan?, YubaNet, 2/21/14

Arts & Lectures: Bill Fox on Art + the Environment, YubaNet, 2/18/14

Groups to protest impact of proposed San Juan Ridge Mine at Nevada County Supervisors’ meeting, The Union, 2/17/14

Citizens concerned about proposed San Juan Ridge Mine to hand-deliver postcards to BOS, Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothill Report, 2/15/14

Citizens to Present Nevada County Supervisors with 1,300 postcards about proposed San Juan Ridge Mine impacts on Yuba Watershed, YubaNet, 2/14/14

Drought causes reduction in Yuba River flows, YubaNet, 2/11/14

Valuing our Watersheds – Presentation Today, YubaNet, 2/8/14

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Survey, Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothill Report, 2/4/14

SYRCL launches water conservation program for kids as drought threatensJeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothill Report, 2/3/14

JANUARY 2014

Studying salmon:  Numbers are up, but population is fragile, The Union, 1/20/14

Nevada County’s Bridgeport covered bridge awaits repair, Sacramento Bee, 1/19/14

Group quiz nights popping up in Nevada County, The Union, 1/15/14

SYRCL Collects Nearly 3,000 Postcards to Protect the Yuba at Wild & Scenic Film Festival, YubaNet, 1/15/14

Video:  Flash Mob about climate change, The Union, 1/15/14

2014 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Award Winners, YubaNet, 1/14/14

SYRCL Collects Nearly 3,000 Postcards to Protect the Yuba at Wild & Scenc Film FestivalJeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothill Report, 1/14/14

Around town at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, The Union, 1/13/14

Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Outside Inn Blog, 1/12/14

“Squid Row Yarn Bom” celebrate the South Yuba River Watershed, Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothills Report, 1/11/14

Film star Debra Winter in Nevada County to promote fracking documentary, The Union, 1/10/14

Wild & Scenic Artist Showcase, Outside Inn Blog, 1/9/14

Fest is wild, scenic and fracking relevant, The Union, 1/9/14

Debra Winger presents anti-fracking doc at Nevada City’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Sacramento Bee, 1/8/14

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