Exciting Upcoming Volunteer & Employment Opportunities

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SYRCL Partners with NUHS to Remove Scotch Broom

If you’ve walked a trail in the Yuba Watershed it is likely you’ve passed by a common invasive species known as Scotch Broom. This plant, recognizable by its tall, bushy branches, resembles the end of a witch’s broom. It has proliferated in the Sierra Foothills for more than a century, originally brought here from Europe read more >>

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RiversLab is Back!

Do you consider yourself a River Geek? Come join the rest of us!! RiversLab – the book club for river geeks – is BACK! SYRCL is bringing back a paper/report reading and discussion group so that we can, as a community of river lovers, learn more about the systems we work in and have a chance read more >>

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Attend the Grand Opening: Loney Meadow Interpretive Trail

Join SYRCL in celebrating the grand opening of the newly updated Loney Meadow Interpretive Trail. The celebration will be on the morning of Monday, November 2. The 1.5-mile loop trail, located off of Bowman Lake Road, now has new and improved interpretive signs. Visitors to the trail will learn about the ecology and history of the area, with a read more >>

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SYRCL welcomes two new team members

SYRCL and the Wild & Scenic Film Festival are stoked to welcome Amelia Workman to the team as our new On Tour Associate Director. She will be working with partner organizations to spread the Wild & Scenic spirit across the globe. Amelia is a native of Northern California and has spent the last 25 years read more >>

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CANCELLED – “Sharing the Joy of Nature” workshop with Joseph Cornell

KNOW AND GO: What:  “Sharing the Joy of Nature” workshop with renowned nature educator, Joseph Cornell, author of the revolutionary books Sharing Nature and The Sky and Earth Touched Me. Proceeds benefit the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL). When:  Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where:  13438 Cement Hill Road, read more >>

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SYRCL is Hiring!

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour program seeks Associate Director The Wild & Scenic Film Festival has an opening–are you right for the team? We are seeking a leader for our On Tour program. Currently in more than 150 communities across the globe, Wild & Scenic films inspire more than 30,000 people each year–and read more >>

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SYRCL’s State of the Yuba is One Week Away

Know and Go: What: SYRCL’s State of the Yuba When: Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Doors open at 5:30pm, program from 6:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main Street, Grass Valley Cost: This event is FREE and open to the public. Food & Drink: Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli wraps will read more >>

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Entering the Dry Season in the Fourth Year of Drought: A Case Study on the Yuba River

By: Karl Ronning, River Monitoring Coordinator and Rachel Hutchinson, River Science Director With California entering its fourth year of drought, SYRCL’s volunteer River Monitors brought back evidence in March that water temperature and quality is suffering across the Yuba River watershed. Sierra Snowpack at Historic Low The lack of snow in the Sierra Nevada’s makes read more >>

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Great Water Mystery assembly a great success in 2014

SYRCL’s River Education Program performed 32 water conservation assemblies and reached 4,246 K-8 students in Nevada and Placer Counties in 2014. The successful return of the “Great Water Mystery”, starring Detective Drizzle, was a joint effort between SYRCL, Nevada Irrigation District, Placer County Water Agency, The City of Nevada City, and The City of Grass Valley.  The goal of read more >>

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