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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Help Remove Invasive Plants in our Watershed

Learn about the five most common invasive plants in the Yuba watershed, how they harm native ecosystems and how you can take action to reduce these invasive species. Make a difference in our watershed, sign up for our annual Scotch broom challenge on April 4th. 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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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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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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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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Hiking in the New Year: Yuba Goldfields Trail

Looking for an excuse to get outside and enjoy this lovely January weather? A short venture to the Yuba Goldfields Trail offers an insightful look into the history of the lower Yuba. Details

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Landscapes that Work for Biodiversity and People – Jan. 30

Rivers Lab, SYRCL’s book club for river geeks, returns on Thursday, January 30 with “Landscapes that Work for Biodiversity and People.” Rivers Lab is a no pressure environment and a great way to learn more about the ecosystems surrounding us by reading relevant scientific literature. 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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