Yuba River Cleanup – There’s Still Room for You

The 20th Anniversary Yuba River Cleanup is right around the corner and we still have volunteer spots to fill. We need your help. If you haven’t yet registered, check out the remaining Cleanup and Restoration sites and help us make this the best Cleanup yet by joining us on Saturday, September 16th. Register for the Cleanup..

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Important Message About River Safety

The heat of summer is upon us, the flows are low and the cool waters of the Yuba River beckon. At SYRCL, we always encourage safe and responsible river recreation. Learn more about a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones while at the river. Enjoy the Yuba River safely with these three safety precautions — LOOK, GRIP, PROTECT. More…

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Cleanup or Restoration? Sites are Filling Fast!

Throughout the watershed, Cleanup and Restoration sites are filling up quickly! Join the largest Cleanup in the Sierra by registering today for the 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup. We have sites along 80+ miles of rivers and creeks throughout the Yuba and Bear River watershed. Since 1998, Yuba lovers have rallied to remove more than 100 tons of garbage and recycling. Join us today and help make our 20th the best yet! Sign up today!

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Graham Nash Guitar Raffle — Enter to Win

All summer long SYRCL is using the power of Rock ‘n Roll to help the Yuba! Thanks to the generosity of John Volz and Volz Bros. Automotive, we are selling raffle tickets for this beautiful hand-crafted Raven West Guitar signed by rock legend Graham Nash. More…

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Exciting Upcoming Volunteer & Employment Opportunities

Are you interested in joining the SYRCL team? Don’t miss upcoming volunteer and employment opportunities with SYRCL. More…

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SYRCL launches fundraiser for Cleanup & River Ambassador Program

Join the SYRCL community Saturday, September 19 for the 18th annual Yuba River Cleanup.  So far, more than 150 people have registered to volunteer (Thank you!)– but it usually takes about 600-700 of us to clean the river in just one day so please register today! Volunteer If you have participated in the Cleanup before read more >>

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Yuba River Cleanup Announces Sponsorship Opportunities

Support SYRCL’s Work to Keep the Yuba Clean As a local business owner, you know that the Yuba River is not only a favorite summer getaway; it is also a key economic driver. Since the South Yuba River State Park attracts 700,000 annual visitors, and the average visitor spends $42 per day on items such read more >>

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Trash Piles High on the Fourth of July

By: Suzanne Calkins, River Stewardship Coordinator When thinking about the impacts of trash, glass, dog waste, and the potential for wildfire in our beloved Yuba River canyon, it’s easy to become discouraged.  The statistics from SYRCL’s Annual Yuba River Cleanup are staggering – last year alone, hundreds of volunteers helped  remove an astonishing 21,000 lbs of read more >>

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SYRCL to Hire 3 Dedicated AmeriCorps Members — Apply Today!

Do you love the Sierra?  Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light?  Do you want to gain valuable environmental professional experience? Apply to work at SYRCL and become one of the 28 Members of the 2015-2016 Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP)! SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year read more >>

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SYRCL’s Summer of Stewardship with River Ambassadors

After just five weekends on the river, SYRCL’s phenomenal River Ambassador team has spoken with over 1,300 South Yuba River visitors about the polluting impacts of trash and dog waste, the dangers of broken glass, and the catastrophic potential of wildfire. This dedicated group of 32 volunteers and three River Captains promote an ethic of responsible, non-polluting use read more >>

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