Growing Green for the Yuba 2020 Update: What Happens Now?

SYRCL’s vision for Growing Green is that people will see that well-regulated agriculture – which is what cannabis cultivation could be – should not harm water quality, fish or wildlife. Want to know more? Read on for more on exciting developments in Growing Green for the Yuba. Details

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6th Annual State of the Yuba – April 24

You are cordially invited to SYRCL’s 6th annual State of the Yuba, our report to the citizens of the Yuba watershed. And, to celebrate the South Yuba’s 20th anniversary as a Wild & Scenic River, we’ll convene a panel of special guests who were on the frontline of this major victory. Details

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SYRCL Asks Nevada County to Prioritize Yuba Watershed Protections in Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

SYRCL submitted a comment letter to Nevada County analyzing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on its proposed Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance (NCCO). “As the Yuba River is an economic driver, recreational treasure, and ecological stronghold within our community, SYRCL took our obligation to protect the Yuba River seriously and spoke on behalf of this resource in these comments,” said Melinda Booth, SYRCL’s Executive Director. Details

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Action Alert: Scoping Comments on Nevada County’s Cannabis Ordinance

Want your voice to be heard? Join SYRCL and Nevada County Cannabis Alliance on Tuesday, September 4th for a Public Comment Workshop to learn what should go into Scoping comments and what specific issues face this community with this cannabis ordinance. Details

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Growing Green: Local Farmers Working Toward a Greener Future

Since 2014, SYRCL has been working to inspire our community to engage in sustainable and ecologically sound cannabis cultivation in the Yuba watershed. SYRCL recently collaborated with local farmers to produce videos that highlight environmentally friendly, best management practices for cannabis cultivation. Details

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SYRCL Volunteers Complete 17th Year of River Monitoring

Each spring, volunteers are trained to collect scientifically credible data for water quality parameters such as water temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, turbidity, conductivity and the presence of invasive and sensitive species for locations throughout the Yuba watershed. Thanks to the help of our diligent volunteers, data is collected each month from March to November, allowing SYRCL to monitor the health of the watershed over time. Details

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Local Farmers Share Yuba-Friendly Soil Practices – Nov. 16

Learn from a panel of local farmers who will join us to share their wealth of soil-building knowledge and offer sound advice on best management practices to prevent over watering and reduce the excessive application of nutrients. Details

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Water Catchment? Compliance? Got questions? Join us Oct 19.

Interested in learning more about environmentally responsible cannabis cultivation?  SYRCL is hosting two FREE mini “Growing Green for the Yuba” workshops on October 19 and November 16. Join us.

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Free Talk on Water Conservation and Regulations — July 11

Join us for the next Growing Green for the Yuba talk, on Tuesday, July 11. Local experts will provide updates on recent regulatory changes and we will hear about simple-solutions and cost-effective suggestions for water system improvements that can be easily implemented in your garden. More…

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Free Talk on Forest Health and Cannabis

Free workshop will offer theories and solutions for erosion control and ecologically-minded perspectives on how to improve and maintain plant, tree and vegetation health through proper forest management, for a sustainable grow. More…

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