This is a chance for the community to take action locally, and we invite all who are interested in learning more about the impacts of Nevada Irrigation District’s Centennial Dam proposal to attend. This summit is designed to encourage concerned citizens to get involved in the federal environmental review process which is happening NOW, and learn what will be on the horizon for this campaign in the coming year.
Local filmmakers show newly completed film about San Juan Ridge, Yuba watershed and proposed gold mine When: Thursday, October 23, 7:00-9:30pm, doors open at 6:30pm Where: North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center Water for Gold, a locally produced film about the San Juan Ridge community and the Yuba watershed is finished! We are celebrating at the read more >>
A selection of environmental films from the 2014 Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be shown at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Following last year’s inaugural event, Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour will be making another appearance on the San Juan Ridge at the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse near Nevada City. SYRCL and the read more >>
By: Save Our Bridge Committee During the Groundbreaking Ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 local leaders, state representatives and the community came together to celebrate the first step in construction to stabilize our beloved wooden covered bridge at Bridgeport, South Yuba River State Park. Over the past year, the community united in a big way read more >>
Ceremony to be held on Tuesday, September 2nd at Noon at the Bridge entrance The public is invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the entrance to the Bridgeport Covered Bridge. The celebration will mark the start of construction to stabilize the longest single span wood covered bridge left in read more >>
July’s River Monitors came back from their monthly monitoring with some surprising news: Rock Creek upstream of Lake Vera has gone dry. A few stagnant pools remain around the Rector Road bridge on Rock Creek, however most of the stream channel above the bridge is completely dry. This is the second occurrence of Upper Rock Creek going read more >>
Penn Valley, CA– Fans of the historic Bridgeport Covered Bridge rejoiced at the news on Friday, June 20th that Governor Jerry Brown approved California’s final budget, which allocates $1.3 million to immediately start work to fully restore and reopen the bridge. “Because we joined together as a community and made our voice heard in Sacramento, read more >>