CommUNITY – WSFF Announces 2023 Theme and Call for Entries

Wild & Scenic has announced “CommUNITY” as the official 2023 theme. Faced with unprecedented climate crisis challenges, WSFF and its programming aim to focus attention on the importance of approaching these diverse and complicated challenges as a unified community. Together, we can still make the changes that our planet demands of us.

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Congratulations to our 2022 Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship Winner – Vanessa Richards

Vanessa Richards, a Ghidotti Early College High School Senior, is the 2022 recipient of the Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship. This scholarship, administered by SYRCL, is offered to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in the environmental field. Each year, a young river steward from our community is awarded a $4,000 scholarship.

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Earth Day Weekend with Wild & Scenic Film Festival

We are looking forward to celebrating Earth Day weekend 2022 with you this year. The 2022 theme for Earth Day is “Invest In Our Planet” – because a green future is a prosperous future.

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Scotch Broom: Challenged and Destroyed!

On March 30, 2022, 11 people met to tackle one of the most pervasive enemies of the watershed; scotch broom.

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Join the 2022 River Monitoring Team!

SYRCL is beginning its 22nd River Monitoring season trainings on March 24th and April 2nd. Join our team and help us celebrate 21 years of this indispensable tradition!

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How to Continue Festing

The 10-day virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival came to a close on Sunday, January 23rd, and we are so grateful for the attendees, staff, and volunteers for making the festival’s 20th year anniversary so special. The level of local, national, and international engagement in this year’s festival was spectacular!

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SYRCL’s 2021 Top Wins

As we begin 2022, we find it useful to reflect back on the work we accomplished in 2021. We could not have done it without hundreds of volunteers and members, dozens of partners, and an incredible staff of 20+ people.

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival Highlights: Local’s Edition

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival has officially opened! We invite you to join us for our live virtual events, check out the films created by some of our community members, and explore our watershed during the rainy season.

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How to Fest Virtually

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.

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Accepting Applications for Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship

For the past eighteen years, SYRCL has been proud to offer a four-year college scholarship to a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment. Since 2002, eighteen $4,000 scholarships have been awarded. Details.

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