Action Alert: Support Healthy Yuba Forests for Water, Wildlife & People

Many forests in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains and foothills are unhealthy—particularly in the Yuba River watershed. There is a lot of work to be done, and SYRCL needs the whole community to unite to protect the Yuba River watershed on this important issue. Take action today. Details

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Fire Management as a Conservation Tool – February 5

Andrew Salmon, SYRCL’s Forest Health Watershed Program Coordinator, will speak at the first quarterly presentation of the Yuba Bear Watershed Council. Join us on February 5 from 10am-12pm at the Madelyn Helling Library. Speakers will present on fire management as a conservation tool. Details

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Sign SYRCL’s Forest Health Action Letter to Congressmen LaMalfa and McClintock NOW

Many forests in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains and foothills are unhealthy—particularly in the Yuba River watershed. There is a lot of work to be done, and SYRCL needs the whole community to unite to protect the Yuba River watershed on this important issue. Take action today. Details

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Healthy Forests for a Healthy Watershed

In the new era of extreme weather and wildfires our beloved Sierra Nevada mountains have been hit hardest by threat of wildfire. During the 18th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, we feature an entire film session & panel discussion on Climate of Change. Details

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Yuba Forests Need Your Help: Matching Gift Opportunity

You already love the Yuba and understand that only a community united can save a river.

Now the Yuba is at another crossroads – this time the danger isn’t a dam, polluting run-off, or even hydraulic mining. It’s the state of the forests within the Yuba watershed—more than 1,300 square miles. Details

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North Yuba Forest Partnership

A diverse group of nine organizations announced today their commitment to prioritize, plan, and execute forest restoration on an unprecedented scale in the North Yuba River watershed, covering 275,000 acres of the northern Sierra Nevada. Details

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Stay Safe at the Yuba this 4th of July

Peak season has arrived on the South Yuba River and we are reminding folks to be safe while visiting. We are still recruiting volunteers for the summer River Ambassador season. Details

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SYRCL Urges Yuba River Visitors to be Safe this Summer

Yesterday, the South Yuba was flowing at 4,000 cfs. In the summer swim months, flows are closer to 50-100cfs. This means it is not safe to swim, and the old adage of “stay alive by staying out” is in full effect. Details

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River Ambassadors Prepare for Busy Weekend at the River

Given the amount of rain and snow we received this winter, many of us are eager for some warm and sunny days at the Yuba. With all that rain, the Yuba is flowing strong and cold and it’ll be a few months still before it’s safe to swim. Details

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Techniques for Reducing Fire Severity in California

The Yuba Bear Watershed Council meets on Thursday, February 21 from 10am – 12pm. The meeting will kick-off with a 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival feature film, “Fire and Forest Health: Your Tahoe National Forest.” Details

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