Take Action – Tell Biden and Harris to Prioritize CA Water Today

We are so excited that President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are elevating science with their new White House Science Team. Urging them to declare a climate crisis by signing our petition will help them to mobilize the resources needed for climate action now. Details

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Watch the 2021 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Award Winners through 1/31!

We are ecstatic to announce our 2021 Award Winners! This year’s award-winning films were chosen from a field of over 100 films by a dedicated team of Jurors. Details

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Post-Jones Fire: First Flush Evaluation

In August 2020, the Jones Fire ignited in the South Yuba River canyon and burned 705 acres along Rush Creek, a tributary to our Wild and Scenic South Yuba River. Anticipating that fire retardant used to contain the fire would make its way into Rush Creek and the South Yuba, SYRCL conducted first flush storm sampling during rain events in November to examine potential impacts. Details

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SYRCL's Restoration Coordinator, Cody Wasuta, conducting River Monitoring at Lavezzola Creek

River Monitoring: A Wrap for 2020 and Beginning Anew in 2021

Last year marked the 20th anniversary of our River Monitoring program. Kicking off as it typically does in March with a committed group of volunteers who monitor 35 sites around the watershed, it abruptly transitioned to a solely staff-led venture. Covering the monthly work of more than 40 trained River Monitors is a time consuming task for just a couple of people; however, dedicated SYRCL staff successfully completed the season. Details

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Rivers Lab Returns February 25th!

Rivers Lab, SYRCL’s monthly scientific report book club, will return on February 25th and will occur on the fourth Thursday of each month through June. We will continue to meet online via Zoom until it is safe to convene in the SYRCL conference room. Details

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The 2021 Wild & Scenic Film Fest At-A-Glance

The 2021 Wild and Scenic Film Festival has an incredible selection of films that will inspire you, take you to new places, and introduce you to new ways of seeing the world. With over 100 films to choose from over the course of 11 days, the most difficult choice will be what to watch. Details

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How to Fest like a Boss, From Home

Make the most of your Wild & Scenic Film Fest experience by planning ahead. Familiarize yourself with choice films, check the highlights, and organize your at home viewing schedule so you don’t miss a beat. Details

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Get Involved, Check Out Wild & Scenic’s EnviroFair

Every year during the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, environmental organizations from far and wide gather to form the EnviroFair. While we will miss gathering in person on York Street, this year we’re excited to showcase more organizations than ever at the Virtual EnviroFair. Details

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WSFF Online Auction

From great deals on wine lots to special gift packages to gift certificates for local businesses, we have a little something for everyone. Check out the online auction for big wins on great wine.

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WSFF Self-Guided Excursions

During the festival, there are many events other than just films. Keep the “Wild” in Wild & Scenic by taking time to appreciate the nature around you. We are pleased to offer these self-guided excursions from our local community. While these hikes are for Nevada County, CA we encourage you to go get outside and explore wherever you may be! Details

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