SYRCL welcomes our new Policy Director, Gianna Setoudeh

Meet SYRCL’s new Policy Director, Gianna Setoudeh.

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SYRCL welcomes our new Americorps Team

SYRCL welcomes its new AmeriCorps team

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Melinda Booth to Step Down as SYRCL Executive Director at the 21st Wild & Scenic Film Festival in February

After nearly a dozen years with SYRCL, and five years at the helm of the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), Melinda Booth will step down as Executive Director following the 21st anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in February 2023.

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SYRCL Board President George Olive Shares His Remarks About Melinda Booth’s Departure

Board President George Olive shares his remarks about Melinda’s departure

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Your Dollars Honor Cleanup Volunteer Hours

Hundreds of community members will come together in September to volunteer for SYRCL’s 25th Yuba River Cleanup. From September 10 – 17, our volunteers will be bagging broken glass, moving read more >>

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Hand Crafted One-Of-A-Kind Yuba River Map Raffle 

This beautiful engraving of the South Yuba Watershed could be yours!

SYRCL is selling raffle tickets for this hand-crafted river map meticulously carved and burned into a unique piece of alder driftwood and inlaid with malachite & turquoise. This exquisite work of nature art was created by Pete Brost, local craftsman, long-time SYRCL supporter, and Nevada County community member.

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SYRCL’s Social Media & Website Survey 

Do you follow SYRCL on any of our social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter? Do you go to our website for information and updates about SYRCL and the Yuba River watershed? Are you finding everything you want? Is there more we could be doing?
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

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Meet SYRCL’s River Captains!

SYRCL is excited to formally introduce our River Captains this summer season. Until Labor Day weekend, they will be stationed at popular South Yuba River crossings. They set up the River Ambassador booths and coordinate volunteers in order to educate and inspire river-goers to keep the Yuba clean, safe, and healthy.

We asked each captain what inspired them to apply for the role and what they love about the Yuba. You can find their answers below.

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SYRCL’s 2021 Impact Report: People Can Save a River

Each year, SYRCL releases an Impact Report that details the work we have done over the course of the previous year.

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South Yuba River Designated Nation’s First ‘Nude and Scenic River’

In a move sure to surprise unsuspecting tourists and locals alike, the White House today announced that President Biden has signed an Executive Order designating the South Yuba River the nation’s first “National Nude and Scenic River.”

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