Yuba River Photo Contest – Vote Today

Back in April, we launched the Yuba River Photo Contest, brought to you by the River Ambassador Program. We received many amazing submissions. Check them out and cast your vote by May 10. Details

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SYRCL and Safety Officials Say Yuba River Not Yet Safe for Swimming

SYRCL, Nevada County, State Parks and public safety officials advise that the Yuba River is flowing too swiftly and too cold for safe swimming. Keep safe at the river and reduce community exposure to COVID-19 and unnecessary strain on medical resources and first responders. Details

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Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary with SYRCL

Dear SYRCL Family,

I sincerely hope you are well and staying positive during the COVID-19 crisis. Once again, I’m writing from home as we at SYRCL are starting our fifth week of working remotely and relying on video meetings, emails, phone calls, chats, and texts to keep the organization’s work moving forward. More

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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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Wild & Scenic Film Submissions Now Open

During these challenging times of COVID-19 we are more committed than ever to the power of film and its ability to inspire and transform, to heal and unite us, to highlight our resilience, and to give us hope. Details

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Nature is Not Cancelled: Environmental Activities for Distance Learning

At SYRCL we care deeply about the education of our local youth. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our River Education staff have been working to create opportunities for parents, educators and youth to continue to stay engaged in learning while cultivating excitement for Yuba Watershed. Details

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Newts of the Yuba

While we all are sheltering in place, many other critters are on the move and enjoying the break from human activities. One animal taking advantage of this is the Sierra newt. Curious about these little guys? Read on to see some of the most frequently asked questions answered. Details

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New for 2020: Greater Tax Benefits for Charitable Gifts

The new Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act gives a tax benefit to anyone donating to a qualified nonprofit organization in 2020. 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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Share Your Passions for the Yuba as a River Ambassador

Do you love the Yuba River? Are you passionate about protecting the river and its many visitors? Join the River Ambassador team this summer and join our virtual orientation May 7th!Details

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