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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Join Us for Salmon Tours and Become a Volunteer Naturalist. Sign up by Sept. 15

Do you love being outside and working with kids? Do you want to enjoy the beauty of the Yuba with others? Join SYRCL as a Volunteer Naturalist on fall Salmon Tours! More…

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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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Sustainable Cannabis Farming for a Healthy Yuba — SUNDAY

Join us on April 30th and learn how to protect the Yuba while managing your grow at this FREE workshop! More…

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Key Upcoming Dam Watchdog Events

This weekend local Nisenan families invite the general public to visit the Bear River as they share their cultural practices, as well as their perspective on Centennial Dam. Check out this article for additional upcoming Dam Watchdog events taking place in the next two week! More…

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SYRCL Youth: What is the Yuba Watershed?

All life on our planet depends on water. Without it, we wouldn’t exist. This is why watersheds are a very important part of our environment. Watersheds are a type of ecosystem, a community where living things interact with their environment. Watersheds are unique because their boundaries are defined by the movement of water. 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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The Yuba River Needs YOUR Voice at the State Capitol May 11th

Monday, May 11th, the South Yuba River Citizens League, Friends of the River and dozens of organizations representing rivers from across the state will convene at the State Capitol.  Our aim is to build public awareness and educate the state’s political leaders in order to promote rivers, conservation and smart water options for California. Please read more >>

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What Costs $3 Million, is 3 Inches Thick, and Takes 3 Years to Complete?

Army Corps to Conduct Feasibility Study for Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration; Conservationists Urge Corps to fully evaluate fish passage over Englebright Dam When the US Army Corps of Engineers takes on a new study, it must comply with their internal “3×3 Rule.”  That means that any new study must cost no more than $3 million, take 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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