Asking for Action: The Wild & Scenic Film Festival Letter to Biden & Harris

On January 14th, SYRCL released its annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival action letter. The action, which asserts that the Climate Crisis is a California water crisis, asked the incoming Biden Administration to declare a climate emergency during their first 100 days in office. Details

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Fighting for the Yuba’s Threatened Species

Our beloved Yuba River once supported massive runs of Chinook salmon and steelhead that served as a keystone species that supported ecosystems from the Sierra to the sea. Legend says that the fish runs were so dense in the Yuba River that one could run across the water on the backs of salmon! 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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Give the Gift of SYRCL Membership

SYRCL membership builds a brighter future for the Yuba. If you know someone who loves the Yuba, or if you want to get a young person fired up about rivers and river conservation, this is the perfect gift.

SYRCL Membership includes: access to hundreds of films from our Film Festival Library for free as well as discounts on the Wild & Scenic Film Festival passes and other SYRCL events. Details

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Welcome Aaron Zettler-Mann, Watershed Science Director

Aaron Zettler-Mann recently stepped into the role of Watershed Science Director, taking the helm of our science department and its many projects throughout the watershed. Learn more about Aaron and if you see him around town, please offer him a warm welcome (from a safe distance). Details

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Last-Minute Yuba Holiday Gifts for Family & Friends

Still looking for last-minute, unique holiday gifts that don’t require you to leave the house? SYRCL has you covered with great options for students, families, kids, and grown kids! Details

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Your Donation Matched to Protect the Yuba Watershed

It’s a hard time to ask for financial support, but we must ask. If you’re able to make a special donation during this holiday season, another donor will match it dollar-for-dollar. With you by our side, SYRCL can continue to take on large-scale projects and long-term campaigns and respond to new threats as they arise. Your contribution is essential for making a difference for our Yuba forests, meadows and river, now and into 2021. Details

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The Wild & Scenic Film Festival Shop is Open!

In 2021, SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival is going virtual, allowing us to offer you even more beautiful festival apparel and gifts than ever before! This year’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival merch features the stunning art of Stephanie Littlebird Fogel the official artist for WSFF 2021. Details

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Fall Transitions

Our 2019/20 AmeriCorps team has completed their year of service. Read on to find out who will be staying on and learn more about our new team members. Details

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Fire and Water on the Yuba

This past August, our community and watershed faced a challenge we all knew was likely but hoped would never happen; the Jones Fire burned in the South Yuba River canyon, destroying 21 homes and structures. When the smoke cleared, we were left with a new landscape. Details

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