The 2020 Yuba River Cleanup is Underway

This year’s Yuba River Cleanup is still underway and river crossings are looking better and better each day. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, community partners, and sponsors, our river community has united to “Protect Your Happy Place.” Details

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WSFF Official Art Unveiled

Art is an important and inseparable part of Wild & Scenic Film Festival. We are extremely excited to announce the official artist for WSFF 2021: Stephanie Littlebird Fogel! Details

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Salmon Expeditions Go Virtual!

Most autumns, SYRCL’s River Education Program leads our flagship Salmon Expeditions along the Lower Yuba River. This year, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to support remote learning for K-12 students, SYRCL committed to developing creative new ways to deliver this program. Read on to learn more. Details

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A Visitor’s Guide to Loney Meadow

Located in the Tahoe National Forest, Loney Meadow is a beautiful meadow that supports a diverse and fragile ecosystem. Find out about SYRCL’s restoration efforts at one of our favorite meadows and how you can enjoy the benefits of our restoration efforts. Details

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Volunteers Needed for the 2020 Yuba River Cleanup

Less than a week away before the start of South Yuba River Citizens League 23rd Annual Yuba River Cleanup and our volunteer registration is over half-way full, but we are still recruiting 300+ volunteers to help keep our watershed clean. Details

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Virtual Auction: Thank You Bidders

This year for Wild for the Yuba, we tried something new – a virtual auction. Thank you to all who bid online and congratulations to the winners. Your support is especially important for the Yuba right now after a summer of intense use and visitation. Details

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What do you know about the Idaho-Maryland Mine?

Did you know that the Idaho-Maryland Mine, located in Grass Valley, is one of the oldest mines in our region? In the last 20 years, three different companies have attempted to make the mine operational again. SYRCL is watchdogging the project due to negative mining impacts within the Yuba and Bear River watersheds from past operations. Details

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Call For Wild & Scenic Art Submissions

Wild & Scenic Film Festival, in collaboration with Nevada County Arts Council, is once again inviting artists from far and wide to submit their environmental artwork for possible inclusion at the 19th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, kicking off virtually January 14, 2021. Details

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Wild & Scenic Youth Art-I-Vism Month

September is usually a big month for students—the return to school, the start of a new semester and a chance to connect with like-minded people in after-school clubs and on-campus enrichment or activism opportunities. While some of that may not be possible this year, we want to recognize all the incredible efforts young environmental activists are still putting forth, despite the current challenges they face. Details

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