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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Virtual Events & Happenings

In response to COVID-19, we’ve adapted by rescheduling events or transitioning them to an online format. We’ve also begun offering a number of online activities and ways to stay engaged while sheltering in place. We hope you will join us and show your support for the Yuba River! Details

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Press Release: Environmental Coalition Urges California Governor to Protect California’s Rivers From Federal Hydroelectric Dam Relicensing

Following the California Legislature’s return last week after a six-week suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, California environmental groups urge Governor Newsom to prioritize protecting California’s rivers, streams, and wildlife from the present and ongoing threat of federal waivers of California’s authority to issue water quality certifications for hydroelectric dams. Details

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Our Eyes on the Yuba: River Monitoring during COVID-19

According to Karl Ronning, who oversees River Monitoring, “We are the eyes on the water. It’s essential to keep up water testing during this unprecedented time.” Without River Monitoring, we won’t know if something may be endangering clean drinking water—just when people need it the most. Details

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Restoring the Lower Yuba

This 21-mile stretch of the Lower Yuba River was once believed to be too degraded and damaged by mining to ever be restored. However, SYRCL is building our team of scientists working hard to preserve, protect and restore river habitats and native fish populations. Details

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Virtual Events & Happenings

In response to COVID-19, we’ve adapted by rescheduling events or transitioning them to an online format. We’ve also begun offering a number of online activities and ways to stay engaged while sheltering in place. We hope you will join us and show your support for the Yuba River! Details

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Two newts from Southern California, the newt on the left showing 20% reduced body condition.

Rivers Lab Returns April 30th!

Because we had to cancel our March Newt Walk, we’ve decided to dedicate this Rivers Lab to newts. Join us via Zoom on Thursday, April 30th. Details

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Upcoming SYRCL Spring Events

Spring is fast approaching and our events calendar is rapidly filling. Check out this exciting event lineup brought to you by SYRCL this spring. We hope you will join us and show your support for the Yuba River! Details

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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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Fire Science and Forest Health Events and Resources

SYRCL’s Forest Health Coordinator, Andrew Salmon, presented at the recent Yuba Bear Watershed Council along with North Yuba Forest Partner, Phil Saksa of Blue Forest Conservation, and Shelly Allen of the Tahoe National Forest. See their presentations and find out about upcoming related events. Details

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