Virtual Community Meeting: Van Norden Restoration Updates

SYRCL and the Tahoe National Forest will be hosting a virtual community meeting to discuss draft plans for restoration actions in Van Norden Meadow. Please join us for a virtual community gathering to hear about this project, ask questions, and provide feedback to us on the restoration designs. Your input is important to us and will help us create a more sustainable restoration design. Details

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SYRCL’s Statement on NID Election Campaign Mailer

A misleading mailer, sent by Rich Johansen, a candidate for the Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors, implies that SYRCL is a “backer” of his opponent, John Norton.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, SYRCL cannot and does not engage in any political activity, and as an organization SYRCL does not support, oppose, or contribute to any candidates for elected office—period. Details

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Fire and Water on the Yuba

This past August, our community and watershed faced a challenge we all knew was likely but hoped would never happen; the Jones Fire burned in the South Yuba River canyon, destroying 21 homes and structures. When the smoke cleared, we were left with a new landscape. Details

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Cast Your Vote in the Yuba River Cleanup ‘Trash or Treasure’ Contest

During the Yuba River Cleanup we encourage volunteers to keep on the lookout for unique trash to enter into the ‘Trash or Treasure’ contest. We typically award prizes at our post-Cleanup volunteer appreciation party. We’ve had to do things a bit different this year, so we’re offering an extended online contest. Details

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Help Rebuild the Independence Trail

Nevada County’s iconic Independence Trail was severely damaged by the Jones Fire, which erupted on the morning of August 17. The fire, which burned primarily on California State Park and Bear Yuba Land Trust land, consumed all wooden structures on the western portion of the trail, including the flumes, bridges and the Rush Creek Ramp. Details

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The 2020 Yuba River Cleanup is Underway

This year’s Yuba River Cleanup is still underway and river crossings are looking better and better each day. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, community partners, and sponsors, our river community has united to “Protect Your Happy Place.” Details

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WSFF Official Art Unveiled

Art is an important and inseparable part of Wild & Scenic Film Festival. We are extremely excited to announce the official artist for WSFF 2021: Stephanie Littlebird Fogel! Details

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Salmon Expeditions Go Virtual!

Most autumns, SYRCL’s River Education Program leads our flagship Salmon Expeditions along the Lower Yuba River. This year, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to support remote learning for K-12 students, SYRCL committed to developing creative new ways to deliver this program. Read on to learn more. Details

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A Visitor’s Guide to Loney Meadow

Located in the Tahoe National Forest, Loney Meadow is a beautiful meadow that supports a diverse and fragile ecosystem. Find out about SYRCL’s restoration efforts at one of our favorite meadows and how you can enjoy the benefits of our restoration efforts. Details

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Volunteers Needed for the 2020 Yuba River Cleanup

Less than a week away before the start of South Yuba River Citizens League 23rd Annual Yuba River Cleanup and our volunteer registration is over half-way full, but we are still recruiting 300+ volunteers to help keep our watershed clean. Details

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