2014 Salmon Tours a success!

Last week, SYRCL completed the last Salmon Tour of the 2014 season. In total, about 300 students from Nevada County schools had the opportunity this season to get close to spawning Chinook salmon on the lower Yuba River and learn the story of these amazing fish and how groups like SYRCL are working to help and read more >>

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Hike With Hank Meals on the Pacific Crest Trail–Packer Lake Saddle to Deer Lake: October 4, 2014

Join SYRCL Saturday, October 4th for what is sure to be on an exciting, educational expedition into the reaches of the North Yuba Watershed.  Once again, Hank Meals, local Yuba historian and hiker extraordinaire will share his expert knowledge of the area with 20 adventurous day-hikers. We will begin this stunning six-mile journey on the read more >>

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A Reflection from SYRCL’s Restoration Coordinator

It’s quite a dream to go to the river to play one day and work on the river the next. As the end of my two year AmeriCorps term as SYRCL’s Restoration Coordinator draws near, I can’t help but reflect. I am impressed and excited by the amount of work we have completed over these read more >>

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First Aspen Workday a Great Success – Join us for our Next!

On Saturday, 15 SYRCL volunteers and staff members helped to restore an aspen stand in Loney Meadow. SYRCL, and our enthusiastic team of volunteers, has been working to restore aspen habitat since 2011. We treated the ½ acre stand by removing small, encroaching conifers using hand saws and a lot of love for the Yuba watershed. Aspen read more >>

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Restore, Review, Remove, Rejuvenate and Raft with SYRCL!

Mark your calendars for exciting and thrilling opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and improve the Yuba watershed this summer and fall with SYRCL. Saturday June 21, July 12 & 26, August 16 & 30: Aspen Regeneration Do you want to help the Yuba watershed become more resilient in the face of climate change and read more >>

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Restore, Review, Remove, Rejuvenate and Raft with SYRCL!

Mark your calendars for exciting and thrilling opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and improve the Yuba watershed this summer and fall with SYRCL. Saturday June 21, July 12 & 26, August 16 & 30: Aspen Regeneration Do you want to help the Yuba watershed become more resilient in the face of climate change and read more >>

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Smiles and Laughter Abound Despite Thunder and a…Snowstorm!

On Saturday, May 10th, eighteen adventurers, led by local Yuba River historian and author Hank Meals, accompanied Caleb Dardick, SYRCL’s Executive Director, and Miriam Limov, SYRCL’s River People Manager, on an educational and stormy 7-mile round trip hike from Loney Meadows to summit Penner Peak which is in the Grouse Ridge Roadless area of the read more >>

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Stellar Views Await You on a Hike with Hank Meals, May 10

Join SYRCL May 10 on an educational and stunning 7-mile round trip hike to Penner Peak led by Hank Meals; local historian, archeologist, author and authoritative Yuba River trail guru. We’ll begin this terrific day at Loney Meadows, a beautiful meadow at 6,000’ in the northernmost part of the Grouse Ridge Roadless Area. Indigenous people read more >>

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SYRCL’s Restoration Season Kicks Off!

It’s that time of year again: restoration season is in full bloom. The race to pull Scotch Broom, the yellow-flowered invasive species plaguing the Sierra Nevada, has begun. We are calling on all river lovers to join us and rid Hoyt’s Crossing of Scotch Broom on Saturday, March 22nd from 9 am to 2 pm. read more >>

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Yuba River Salmon Tours – One Day Only – November 2

  Come experience the remarkable journey of fall-run Chinook salmon as they return from the sea to their ancestral spawning grounds!  Join SYRCL River Science staff and the wonderful river guides at Environmental Traveling Companions for one day only – Saturday, November 2, 2013 on a float trip down the lower Yuba to see spawning read more >>

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