Backyard BioBlitz: Results

Thanks for participating in our Earth Day Backyard BioBlitz! Here’s what we found in the Yuba, Bear, and American Watersheds during Earth Day. Details

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Celebrating 20 Years of Citizen Science

As we reminisce on 20 years of River Monitoring at SYRCL, we recognize our achievements and the incredible citizen-scientists who have helped us along the way. The River Monitoring Program was built by passionate and devoted community members, and today, the program is fortified by that same passion and support. Details

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Newts of the Yuba

While we all are sheltering in place, many other critters are on the move and enjoying the break from human activities. One animal taking advantage of this is the Sierra newt. Curious about these little guys? Read on to see some of the most frequently asked questions answered. Details

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Two newts from Southern California, the newt on the left showing 20% reduced body condition.

Rivers Lab Returns April 30th!

Because we had to cancel our March Newt Walk, we’ve decided to dedicate this Rivers Lab to newts. Join us via Zoom on Thursday, April 30th. Details

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Share Your Passions for the Yuba as a River Ambassador

Do you love the Yuba River? Are you passionate about protecting the river and its many visitors? Join the River Ambassador team this summer and join our virtual orientation May 7th!Details

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Explore Spring Wildflowers of the Sierra Foothills

Now that spring has begun we’ve been finding some of our favorite common wildflowers popping up abundantly. Take a stroll through your lawn or neighborhood and see what you can find. Details

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Help Remove Invasive Plants in our Watershed

Learn about the five most common invasive plants in the Yuba watershed, how they harm native ecosystems and how you can take action to reduce these invasive species. Make a difference in our watershed, sign up for our annual Scotch broom challenge on April 4th. Details

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Free River Excursions: Amphibians

We are excited to offer two free excursions on February 26 and March 19. Sign up to join us on these guided group walks and learn about some of our local amphibians. Details

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Twelve Months of Yuba Watershed Success

SYRCL had a busy year protecting the future of our community’s watershed. Check out these highlights from the last 12 months and how our work has impacted our watershed. Details

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Amphibian Season at the Yuba

The recent rains have welcomed a familiar and often misunderstood group of animals to our watershed—amphibians. Read on to find out what they’re up to and how to find them. Details

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