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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Member Spotlight: Lew Sitzer

Meet Lew Sitzer, featured in this week’s Member Spotlight! Tell us a little about yourself: I first visited the Yuba River in 1970, taking a group of teen-agers on a camping trip while working at The Farm, a Quaker residential school located on the Sonoma Coast. We went to the Jones Bar swimming hole and read more >>

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SYRCL is hiring a Membership Coordinator

We’re hiring! Click here for the complete job posting. Membership Coordinator (Part-time) SYRCL seeks an emerging fundraising professional with a passion for the environment to sustain and grow our membership program. The Membership Coordinator organizes membership acquisition and renewal mailings, stewards gift acknowledgments and benefits (particularly for donors below $1,000), coordinates e-newsletters and social media read more >>

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Member spotlight: Hilary Emberton

Meet Hilary, featured in this week’s Member Spotlight! Hilary is SYRCL’s star office volunteer, and has been a member of SYRCL for 11 years. Her support each month helps SYRCL remain a powerful advocate for the Yuba. When did you become involved with SYRCL? November 2003. What was your involvement? I first started volunteering in 2006, when I read more >>

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Member Spotlight: Mary Marlet

Meet Mary, featured as our latest Member Spotlight! Growing up in Mendocino County, Mary loved living near the Eel River and was thrilled to have another river in her life when she moved to Nevada County and met the Yuba. She is a long time SYRCL member. In fact, her Membership ID number is 1! read more >>

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Flo visits the Cleanup to encourage membership!

Our favorite steelhead was at the post-Cleanup BBQ as part of a membership drive urging volunteers to “give, join, or renew.” The first 20 members received official Cleanup t-shirts and anyone who donated more than $50 was entered into a drawing to win some fabulous prizes. Congratulations to our winners. These River People know that read more >>

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Calling All Yuba-Lovers: Be a Membership Phone Bank Volunteer

You love the Yuba River and the South Yuba River Citizens League – now, you can share your passion with the community! Volunteer as a caller for a SYRCL Membership phone bank and you’ll be helping to keep the Yuba clean, healthy, and safe for everyone. Our next phone bank is September 3rd at 5:30pm read more >>

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Meet Our New Development Director

SYRCL is very pleased to welcome Daryn Glassbrook as our new Development Director, effective August 4. Daryn takes over this position from Melinda Booth, who will continue in her role as Wild & Scenic Film Festival Director. He will strategize and lead all areas of fund development for the organization, and coordinate the planning of our annual Wild for read more >>

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Member Spotlight: Dodie Johnston

Meet Dodie, featured as our latest Member Spotlight. Dodie Johnston is a former board member and longtime supporter of SYRCL. She moved to Nevada County in 1976 and immediately fell in love with the Yuba and the respite it generously gave. She shares that love, passing it on to her children and grandchildren and always read more >>

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SYRCL Reports on the “State of the Yuba” to Packed House

On the 15th anniversary of winning state Wild & Scenic protection for the South Yuba River, the South Yuba River Citizens League presented it’s “State of the Yuba” report to the public on the condition of the river, outlined SYRCL’s priorities for the coming year, and invited Yuba-lovers to get involved. Before a standing room read more >>

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