This 4th of July Weekend Stay Safe at the Yuba River

As summer temperatures rise so do the number of visitors to the South Yuba River. As a result, safety officials are dealing with crowded parking lots, unsafe and illegal parking, litter, and an increase in accidents. This 4th of July weekend, SYRCL asks Yuba visitors to help keep families, the river, and our river community protected by following safety and parking guidelines. Details

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Identifying Algae in the Yuba River

As temperatures rise and you begin to explore your favorite summer swimming holes, you are bound to see algae floating in the water or attached to nearby rocks. Algae are typically indicators of environmental change, whether it be in the water, on land, or in the air. However, before you assume the worst, it is important to note that not all algae are bad! Details

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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 as a River Ambassador volunteer and protect our Yuba this summer. 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 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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