Virtual Events & Happenings

In response to COVID-19, we’ve adapted by rescheduling events or transitioning them to an online format. We’ve also begun offering a number of online activities and ways to stay engaged while sheltering in place. 

Ongoing @

All across the globe humans are feeling the impacts of COVID-19 and the social distancing and time at home that come with it. With this in mind, we couldn’t think of a better time to share some past Wild & Scenic Official Selections with you. We plan to put a new film up every few days so be sure to check back in here. We hope you all enjoy these momentary respites from the news of the day and wish you the very best as you navigate these challenging times. 

Fridays @ Facebook Live

Join us each Friday from 10-11AM on Facebook Live for Ask a Scientist: LIVE! Our scientists will be on hand to answer your herpetology, carbon cycling, earth science, climate and ornithology questions.

Tuesdays @

The Yuba Watershed Education Collaborative is posting “Outdoor Science Activity Videos for K-5 students” every Tuesday! Stay tuned for more.

April 30 @ Zoom Meeting

This month we will be talking about newts and discussing two related papers: a news article about how climate change is negatively affective newts in Southern California, and a scientific report on which the news article is based.

May 7 @ Zoom Meeting

River Ambassadors are volunteer environmental stewards trained to engage South Yuba River State Park visitors in Leave-No-Trace ethics and personal action to keep the river healthy, clean and safe. Stationed at heavily utilized river crossings, Ambassadors greet the public to provide knowledge and tools to protect the Yuba.

Submissions Ongoing @

Are you a local 6-12 grader interested in sharing your passions for art and the environment with your community? SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival wants to display your environmentally-themed art. Please note: the deadline has been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Exhibition date and venue will be announced after we receive the all-clear to organize future events.


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