SYRCL Welcomes New Board Members

Over the last several months, the SYRCL Board of Directors have welcomed three new members to their ranks, and they’re giving a boost to SYRCL’s capacity in advocacy, fundraising, operations, and land management. 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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NID’s “Unsustainable” Budget and Centennial Spending is Indefensible

“Highlights” of this indefensible budget include a series of water rate increases totaling 46% starting in 2021, a new $30 million dollar bond, and $500,000 in new spending on Centennial Dam each year until 2024. SYRCL and allies have repeatedly asked NID to stop spending on the Centennial project where legally possible—a move that is needed now more than ever. Details

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Stop Centennial Dam Update

Since April 2018, SYRCL and allies have requested NID stop spending on Centennial where legally possible. This has clearly not happened and their proposed 2020 budget is fiscally irresponsible. Details

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The Future of Hydropower Workshop – Part 2

On October 2, the second event in SYRCL’s exciting new educational series, “Watershed Science and Policy in the Sierra Foothills” will focus on The Future of Hydropower in partnership with Nevada County Department of Environmental Health. Details

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NID Stops Buying Properties for Centennial Dam

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) recently announced that they will temporarily stop purchasing property for the foreseeable future – including parcels within the proposed Centennial Dam project area. Details

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Thank You for Attending the 2019 State of the Yuba

Thanks to all of our supporters, volunteers, partners, and panelists for attending the 2019 State of the Yuba. Details

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Know Your Watershed Kick-Off – March 31

This event kicks off the month long celebration of the Yuba, Bear and American River watersheds with a Nisenan Blessing and live music. ​Pack a picnic and bring the whole family and enjoy an afternoon of children’s activities and explore the Bear River. ​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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SAVE THE DATE: Know Your Watershed Month

Know Your Watershed 2019 is a month-long collaborative celebration of the Yuba/ Deer, Bear/Wolf, and American River Watersheds, coordinated by the Wolf Creek Community Alliance. We celebrate the watersheds by learning about, volunteering for, and enjoying experiences in them. Details