Update on Centennial Dam

Nevada Irrigation District is re-engaging in an effort to plan for their future water needs. The resulting plan will be known as the Plan for Water and the public process kicks off on November 9th at 4PM. The final version of the plan will reassess hydrology, water supply, and demand over the next 50 years. Ultimately, the plan will help NID determine if our region needs additional water storage. Thus, this planning process will be an important inflection point in the campaign against Centennial Dam.

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Love the Yuba? Help us protect every wild mile

COVID’S dark cloud has loomed over us for 14 months, closing SYRCL’s office and forcing a pivot to virtual programming – even for our most important event, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Details

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SYRCL Makes 313 Railroad Avenue Its Forever Home

SYRCL makes 313 Railroad Avenue its forever home. Thanks to low interest rates and a motivated seller, SYRCL was able to negotiate a mortgage payment close to its current rent, which allowed us to avoid an impending rent hike.

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Trivia Buffs Help Raise Funds for Student Scholarships: Quiz Night 2021 Wrap Up

SYRCL’s annual scholarship fundraiser, Quiz Night, looked a little different different this year but we were still able to reunite virtually to tackle brain-scratching trivia thanks to the all-too-familiar Zoom. With your help, we raised funds for the Youth Environmentalist of the Year scholarship. Details

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, is an opportunity for SYRCL to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers who tackle our community’s greatest challenges. Thank you to the many SYRCL volunteers who lend their time, talent, and voice to make a difference in our community. Details

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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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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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