Upcoming SYRCL Spring Events

Spring is fast approaching and our events calendar is rapidly filling. Check out this exciting event lineup brought to you by SYRCL this spring. We hope you will join us and show your support for the Yuba River! Details

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Upcoming SYRCL Spring Events

Spring is fast approaching and our events calendar is rapidly filling. Check out this exciting event lineup brought to you by SYRCL this spring. We hope you will join us and show your support for the Yuba River! Details

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Free River Excursions: Amphibians

We are excited to offer two free excursions on February 26 and March 19. Sign up to join us on these guided group walks and learn about some of our local amphibians. Details

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Don’t Miss Quiz Night – March 13

Don your fedora, slip into your favorite flapper dress, tighten your suspenders, and join your fellow brainiacs at Peace Lutheran Church on Friday, March 13 for Quiz Night —SYRCL’s annual Brains of Nevada County trivia night. Details

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Amphibian Season at the Yuba

The recent rains have welcomed a familiar and often misunderstood group of animals to our watershed—amphibians. Read on to find out what they’re up to and how to find them. 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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Salmon Redds & Bald Eagles Awe 1,262 Expedition Participants

People of all ages are awed by the challenges these salmon face and the perseverance required by this remarkable species to ensure its offspring will survive for another generation. In connecting these students and families to the treasure of the Lower Yuba River, we hope that Salmon Expedition participants leave with not only an appreciation for the resilience of this beautiful ecosystem, but a newfound desire to protect it. Details

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Welcome Our New AmeriCorps Staff

Please join us in welcoming our new AmeriCorps team members: Shannon Hedge, Outreach & Education Coordinator; Mary McDonnell, Restoration Coordinator; and Jaclyn Sherman, River Monitoring Coordinator! Look for them at upcoming outreach events and the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, January 16-20. Details

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Accepting Applications for Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship

For the past eighteen years, SYRCL has been proud to offer a four-year college scholarship to a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment. Since 2002, eighteen $4,000 scholarships have been awarded. Details.

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Chinook Season: What to Expect When You are Expecting

Every summer we eagerly wait for the fish count numbers to come back to us as fish climb the ladders over Daguerre Point Dam in the lower Yuba River. These numbers help us predict how many Chinook salmon we can expect to return to their spawning grounds in the 24 mile stretch of the Yuba below Englebright Dam. Details

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