River Ambassadors Complete a Successful Third Season!

This summer, River Ambassadors spent twelve weekends at four popular South Yuba River crossings where they raised awareness about the need for collective care and stewardship at the river.  As visitors flocked to the cool waters of the Yuba, they were welcomed and reminded by SYRCL volunteers that we all play a part in keeping 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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Smiles and Laughter Abound Despite Thunder and a…Snowstorm!

On Saturday, May 10th, eighteen adventurers, led by local Yuba River historian and author Hank Meals, accompanied Caleb Dardick, SYRCL’s Executive Director, and Miriam Limov, SYRCL’s River People Manager, on an educational and stormy 7-mile round trip hike from Loney Meadows to summit Penner Peak which is in the Grouse Ridge Roadless area of the read more >>

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Restoration Volunteers RUN OUT of Scotch Broom to pull at Hoyt’s Crossing!

Volunteers make Scotch Broom Challenge a Success On Saturday March 22nd, SYRCL volunteers removed Scotch broom at Hoyt’s Crossing on the South Yuba River— until they ran out of Scotch broom! As Rachel Hutchinson, SYRCL’s River Program Manager, exclaimed “We covered more ground than expected, due mainly to a great turn out of such enthusiastic read more >>

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Sierra Buttes Hike – Stellar Views, Colorful Stories, and Friendships Formed

  On Saturday, October 5, twenty-three adventurers, led by local Yuba River historian and author Hank Meals, accompanied Caleb Dardick, SYRCL’s Executive Director and Miriam Limov, SYRCL’s River People Manager on an educational and stunning 6-mile round trip hike to the Mountain Mine in the majestic Sierra Buttes. The crew was blessed with beautiful blue read more >>

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Save the Date: SYRCL takes the Scotch Broom Challenge

It’s that time of year again: the race to pull Scotch Broom, the terrible invasive species plaguing the Sierra Nevada, has begun. We are calling on all river lovers to join us in this effort to rid our local environment of Scotch Broom on April 27th at 9 am. SYRCL is proud to be part read more >>

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Celebrate SYRCL’s 30th Anniversary in the snow, on trails, tasting wine and beer or bidding on auction items!

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) is commemorating our 30th anniversary of uniting the community to protect and restore the Yuba River with a terrific year of celebratory events.  We invite you to experience the Yuba River watershed with us from mountain top passes with stellar views of the surrounding peaks to trails removing read more >>

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Job Opportunity: Love the Yuba? Become a paid River Captain this summer!

SYRCL is seeking to hire two River Captains who will be the face of SYRCL’s new River Ambassador Program  this summer and who will be responsible for managing a corps of volunteer River Ambassadors on the river. The River Ambassador Program focuses on educating and motivating the thousands of annual visitors to the Yuba River read more >>

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Come Volunteer to Improve Aspen Habitats in the High Country

Glorious aspens in the sunshine Join a Community of Volunteers who Want to Make a Difference while Having Fun! Aspens are in decline in the Sierra Nevadas for reasons such as, changes in fire regimes.  However, you can help by volunteering to control conifers that are crowding and competing with aspens. SYRCL is partnering with the Tahoe National read more >>

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Volunteer Hosts and Cooks Needed

WE NEED ONE MORE VOLUNTEER TO ASSIST WITH COOKING AND RESERVING CAMPSITES Two volunteers are need to help host and cook for volunteers who will be working hard to improve aspen habitat in the high country. On Friday, August 26, 2011, volunteers will be working to control conifers that are crowding out aspens.  Click here to learn about read more >>

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