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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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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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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The Damming of the Bear River, by American Rivers

The Bear sits in an often overlooked watershed, nestled in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, flowing 73 miles from rocky crags and conifer forests to the oak woodlands, open grasslands, pastures, and fields of the Central Valley. When European-Americans first came to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, everything changed. More…

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You are invited to the Yuba-Bear Watershed Council Symposium, November 14

The Yuba-Bear Watershed Council will convene on November 14th for a special symposium highlighting presentations from outgoing AmeriCorps members on topics such as river monitoring, meadow restoration, education, and stewardship. This symposium will be a good opportunity to learn about some activities at the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), Sierra Streams Institute, and other local read more >>

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