Join us for Virtual Salmon Adventures!

Most autumns, SYRCL’s River Education Program leads our flagship Salmon Expeditions along the Lower Yuba River. This year, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to support remote learning for K-12 students, SYRCL committed to developing creative new ways to deliver this program. Read on to learn more. Details

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2020 Yuba River Cleanup Final Results

We want to send our sincerest thanks to each and every volunteer that helped during the 23rd Annual Yuba River Cleanup to “Protect Our Happy Place.” Over a 12-day period 764 volunteers removed more than three tons of garbage and recycling from the Yuba River watershed. Read the full cleanup report with results, photos, and messages from volunteers. Details

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Help Rebuild the Independence Trail

Nevada County’s iconic Independence Trail was severely damaged by the Jones Fire, which erupted on the morning of August 17. The fire, which burned primarily on California State Park and Bear Yuba Land Trust land, consumed all wooden structures on the western portion of the trail, including the flumes, bridges and the Rush Creek Ramp. Details

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The 2020 Yuba River Cleanup is Underway

This year’s Yuba River Cleanup is still underway and river crossings are looking better and better each day. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, community partners, and sponsors, our river community has united to “Protect Your Happy Place.” Details

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Virtual Auction: Thank You Bidders

This year for Wild for the Yuba, we tried something new – a virtual auction. Thank you to all who bid online and congratulations to the winners. Your support is especially important for the Yuba right now after a summer of intense use and visitation. Details

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Fire in the Canyon: The Jones Fire

We write today with tremendous gratitude and relief, but also a heavy heart. Last week, we witnessed our emergency services mobilize and successfully evacuate thousands while protecting our homes. As firefighters continue to work tirelessly throughout the state, in our community the Jones Fire now seems to be contained. Details

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10 Steps to Becoming A Yuba River Cleanup Volunteer

To protect our river and our community whilst being COVID safe, this year the Yuba River Cleanup will have a new format. Rather than one day of fun, the 2020 Yuba River Cleanup will be held across 12 days, allowing our community to volunteer in small groups while keeping social-distancing. Details

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Virtual Auction Closes Today

Now is your last chance to bid on items at the Wild for the Yuba Virtual Auction. Your winning bid will support the Cleanup and other critical programs dedicated to protecting the health of the river. The auction closes tonight at 9:00pm. Details

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Wild for the Yuba Virtual Auction

Wild for the Yuba is going virtual! Due to the impacts of COVID-19, SYRCL’s annual auction has been moved to a virtual setting this year. Featured items include JetBlue airline tickets and passes to Pier 39 and the Sacramento Zoo. Details

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Action Alert: Tell the Trump Administration to Enforce the Clean Water Act

Did you know that the Yuba and Bear River watersheds are severely impacted by some of the oldest hydropower dams in the country? That is why we are writing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to ask them to protect our rivers by reversing the recent waivers of vital Clean Water Act protections in our watersheds. Details

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