Public Salmon Tour – Sign Up Now!

Join SYRCL River Science staff and the river guides from Environmental Traveling Companions on Saturday, October 28th for a float trip down the lower Yuba to see spawning salmon.

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Yuba River Cleanup – There’s Still Room for You

The 20th Anniversary Yuba River Cleanup is right around the corner and we still have volunteer spots to fill. We need your help. If you haven’t yet registered, check out the remaining Cleanup and Restoration sites and help us make this the best Cleanup yet by joining us on Saturday, September 16th. Register for the Cleanup..

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An Adventure Not To Be Missed – Sign up for Salmon Tours

This is an incredible opportunity for you, your family, and your child’s school to adventure down the Yuba River to see spawning salmon! Get your hands (and feet) wet while learning about the salmon life cycle, their ecology, and human impact on these incredible fish. More…

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Salmonics: How much is a Yuba Salmon really worth?

How much do you think returning salmon to the Lower Yuba River is worth? SYRCL worked with five graduate students from the UC Santa Barbara School Bren School of Environmental Science and Management to answer that question. Learn more…

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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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Yuba spring-run salmon count indicates a record low

As of July 7th, only 32 salmon have been detected at the fish counting station at Daguerre Point Dam on the Lower Yuba River.  This is far below the average of 752 salmon detected by this time of year since monitoring of this type began in 2004.  The fish count data is posted at the read more >>

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Army Corps Starts $3 million Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study

The US Army Corps of Engineers announced July 1st that they have started work on the long anticipated “Yuba River ecosystem restoration feasibility study,” which will analyze fish passage options at Daguerre Point and Englebright Dams on the lower Yuba River. According to the Corp’s press release, “the study will be conducted in a risk-informed read more >>

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SYRCL Calls for Open, Science-based Process to Restore Wild Salmon

In May, the SYRCL Board of Directors unanimously voted to express concerns with and opposition to the process underway to implement a “trap and haul” program to transport salmon to and from the North Yuba River in trucks for the next fifty years. As reported earlier, SYRCL believes that the Yuba Salmon Partnership Initiative’s (YSPI) read more >>

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SYRCL Opposes Plan to Truck Salmon to and from the North Yuba River

For information and related documents click here On May 7 in Sacramento, representatives of state and federal agencies, along with three conservation groups, held a press conference to announce plans to “collect and transport” Spring-run Chinook salmon in trucks around dams to the North Yuba River above New Bullards Bar Dam. For SYRCL’s most recent read more >>

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Permit Cancelled for Daguerre Point Dam Hydropower Project

Any threat to the Yuba River from a new hydropower project at Daguerre Point Dam has been vanquished with the official cancellation of a permit issued in 2013. Last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) cancelled a permit to Archon Energy for studying the feasibility of a hydropower project at Daguerre Point Dam because read more >>

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