SYRCL Celebrates its First Teen Naturalists for Salmon Tours

by Heather Kallevig One of the greatest ways to protect our future is to empower future leaders and activists. SYRCL’s Salmon Tours create an opportunity for students to learn, teach, and lead. Nåah Lifland a sophomore from Sierra Academy was one of five local students who became the first teen naturalists for SYRCL’s salmon tour program. read more >>

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Over 600 Participate in 2015 Salmon Tours

By Heather Kallevig Thirty-two students stand in a large half circle gazing at a fish, who to their small frames can only be described as gargantuan. For many of these kids, this is their first time seeing a fish this size out of the water, and they line up for their chance not only to touch read more >>

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Tickets for SYRCL Public Salmon Tours Now Available

SYRCL provides public tours to view wild Chinook salmon in our own backyard KNOW & GO: What: SYRCL Salmon Tours When: October 31st and November 7th Where: Lower Yuba River below Hwy 20 Bridge Who: South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) Cost: Rafting Tours: $75 for the general public, $65 for SYRCL members Details and read more >>

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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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Inspiration from salmon

By: Andrew Collins-Anderson, SYRCL River People Coordinator On a cool fall morning, we wound our way through the foothills from Nevada City to the lower Yuba to join SYRCL’s annual raft trip. Underneath Parks Bar Bridge, the feeling of excitement for this year’s salmon run and the resolve to improve the conditions for the salmon read more >>

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Rafting Tours provide salmon viewing on the Yuba River

SYRCL and ETC provide public tours to view wild Chinook salmon in our own backyard Know & Go: What: SYRCL Salmon Tours When: October 25th and November 1st Where: Lower Yuba River below Parks Bar Who: South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) Cost: Rafting Tours: $80 for the general public, $75 for SYRCL members, and read more >>

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Salmon Update: The Fall Run is on!

The big salmon run of the year has begun! As summer progresses into fall, increasing amounts of salmon enter the Yuba River in preparation for spawning. Salmon passing through the ladders at Daguerre Point Dam are counted using video and motion sensors. In August, 1,175 salmon passed through the ladders to the preferred habitat upstream read more >>

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See Spawning Salmon! Sign Up for Raft and Walking Tours in Oct. & Nov.

Join SYRCL on the river for the 2014 salmon spawning season! SYRCL’s Salmon Tours begin on October 6th and run through November 6th! Join us for a riverbank trek or a rafting trip to watch Yuba Salmon spawn as they return to their lower Yuba home-waters from the ocean! We offer school trips (weekday), public trips read more >>

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See Yuba Salmon Spawn: 2014 Salmon Tour Season Begins October 7th!

Have you ever heard the story of the salmon? Have you ever seen a salmon spawn? A salmon returns to its home waters or birthplace to spawn after spending a few years on the open ocean. For Yuba Chinook Salmon, their upstream battle takes them into the San Francisco Bay, upstream to the Sacramento River, 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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