DOOM ON BROOM! Join the River Avengers for the Scotch Broom Challenge

River Avengers are back in action this spring for our annual Scotch Broom Challenge! Join SYRCL’s Restoration Team and make our community safer and healthier! WHAT: Scotch Broom Challenge WHERE: Meet at the Independence Trail West trailhead at the California State Park; parking will be on HWY 49 WHEN: Saturday, March 26 9am – 2pm WHY: read more >>

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Yuba River Cleanup Registration Closes at 5pm Tonight – Event Details

Registration for the 18th annual Yuba River Cleanup closes at 5pm TONIGHT, so please sign up as soon as possible if you plan to join us! The Cleanup will take place from 9am-1pm this Saturday, September 19. Thank you to those who have already registered!  You will receive your final detailed confirmation email or phone read more >>

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Yuba River Cleanup Video – Because We Love the Yuba

Saturday, September 19, 2015 Click to register for the Cleanup today! Cleanup sites are filling up quick and you do not want to miss out on the fun! Register today for the 18th Annual Yuba River Cleanup — together we’ve removed nearly 180,000 pounds of trash and recycling from the Yuba and Bear watersheds over read more >>

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2015 Safe to Swim Results

SYRCL has been working with Cranmer Laboratories to perform the collection and testing of total coliform and E.coli bacteria at 5 popular swimming holes throughout the Yuba River Watershed. In addition to the grab samples for bacteria, basic water quality parameters are also measured including dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, air temperature, turbidity, and water temperature.  The read more >>

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Member Spotlight: Rick Hartmann

Meet Rick Hartmann, featured in this week’s Member Spotlight! How long have you been a SYRCL member? I was a member of SYRCL before it was known as SYRCL. Although not a resident here, I was here for many summer visits from ’77 until I moved here in 2003. Through conversations with others, I learned read 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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Nominate a new Yuba River Cleanup site

Have your trips to the river been sullied by troublesome trash, repellent rubbish or disagreeable debris?  If so, we want to hear about it.  Help us rid the river of garbage.  Nominate a site to be a new Yuba River Cleanup location.  SYRCL cleans more than 30 sites each year, but we know there are read more >>

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Local lakes and reservoirs just got a little safer

Families fishing in the Yuba and Bear watersheds now have easy access to information about which fish are safe to eat at over 28 lakes and reservoirs. On July 11, 19 volunteers organized by the South Yuba River Citizens League, The Sierra Fund and the Wolf Creek Community Alliance traveled to popular fishing locations and 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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