Loved to Death: The Yuba River and Local Communities Feel the Impact of Visitor Surge

Local river communities are feeling the impact of increased visitorship on the South Yuba River. Due to COVID-19 shutdowns, many people from outside the local area are searching for a quiet place to cool off this summer and the South Yuba River has been impacted more than usual. With recreation sites closed around the state, visitors are flocking to the South Yuba River to enjoy its emerald green pools. Details

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Join SYRCL’s AmeriCorps Team

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities. During the year, SNAP members will gain skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders and receive an education award at the successful completion of service. Details

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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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Hiring 3 Dedicated AmeriCorps Members

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities. During the year, SNAP members will gain skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders and receive an education award at the successful completion of service. 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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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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Yellow Sediment Plume Affects River Cleanup – UPDATE

UPDATE AS OF SEPTEMBER 26th: In partnership with multiple agencies and organizations, Nevada County has identified the possible source and property for Friday’s plume on the South Yuba River. Additionally, as of Tuesday, September 24th, both No Swim Advisories on the Middle and South Forks of the Yuba have been lifted because tests have come back that the water is safe for swimming. 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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Trash or Treasure – What’s New for the Cleanup

This year, we’re stepping up our trash game to make your 2019 Cleanup experience even more interesting. During the Cleanup, be on the lookout for unique trash that might give you a win in our Trash or Treasure Contest! Details

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Yuba River Cleanup: Homeless Citizens Series PART 1

To better understand the issue of homeless in the Yuba & Bear watersheds, SYRCL is partnering with Hospitality House for the 2019 Yuba River Cleanup. Details

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