River Ambassador Volunteers Needed

Each day dozens of visitors arrive to our pristine river but rarely leave it that way, but now is your chance to help the Yuba. Sign up for River Ambassador training on June 17. Details

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What to do if it Rattles: Snake Safety on the Yuba

It’s starting to warm up outside, and us humans aren’t the only ones that enjoy the sunshine. That’s right, it’s snake season! While some people may fear them, these animals are a vital part of our ecosystem. Here’s how you can safely navigate a snake encounter and appreciate their beauty. Details

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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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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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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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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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22nd Annual Yuba River Cleanup Results

We couldn’t remove 20,100 pounds of trash and recycling from 84 miles miles of the Yuba and Bear watersheds without the help of more than 920 dedicated volunteers. Details

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From Sunscreen to Dog Waste Bags – River Ambassadors Have You Covered

Every weekend, thousands of people from near and far venture to the majestic South Yuba River to relax and refresh in its sparkling emerald pools. Unfortunately, every weekend broken glass, trash, and other kinds of waste are left behind putting the Yuba at risk of being “loved to death.” Read more

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