Recently we were able to catch up with one of our River Captains, Damon Plant, about his experiences chatting with river-goers on the weekends this summer. Read his letter to visitors recreating at the Yuba.
Visiting the South Yuba River
The South Yuba River is one of the most visited attractions in Nevada County, thanks to its signature emerald green swimming holes and picturesque granite boulders. Each summer, the Yuba’s popularity attracts thousands of river goers. More visitors means more coolers, more dogs, more trash, and a greater risk of fire.
We wrote in our last ENews about the growth of river-goers from 400,000 in 2012 when we first partnered with State Parks to start the River Ambassador program to over 800,000 last year.
We also discussed how SYRCL is addressing the growing popularity of the Yuba. In this article, we hear from Supervisor Heidi Hall…
In June 2021, SYRCL led our week-long Youth Outdoor Leadership Opportunity (YOLO) expedition with 6 local high school students with great success!