SYRCL’s Volunteer Open House Event 12/8/22

Do you want to do more to help protect the place that you love? Do you want to do some hands-on activism for a cause you believe in? The South read more >>

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25th Annual Yuba River Cleanup Final Statistics

Thank you to the over 400 local volunteers who helped us remove 10,607 pounds of trash and recycling from the Yuba River

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Aspen Workday and Walk

Nothing says that autumn is fully in swing than the arrival of crisp air and color change in the trees to vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges. The quaking aspen adds this beautiful visual contrast to the surrounding coniferous trees in the high Sierra. 

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River Ambassadors: What we Learned from Our First Weekend

The River Ambassador season has officially begun, with River Captains and volunteers stationed at Highway 49 and Bridgeport and Purdon crossings to welcome visitors to the South Yuba and speak to them about river safety and etiquette.

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Protect the Yuba – Become a River Ambassador!

SYRCL is recruiting 100 volunteers to be River Ambassadors at the South Yuba River this summer. You can become a river steward and help protect the Yuba River from being “loved to death” by helping to educate guests about river safety and etiquette. Get involved today!

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River Ambassador Volunteers Needed

Take action to help protect the Yuba River this summer by joining the 2022 River Ambassador team. Encourage visitors to think critically about threats to the river, and inspire stewardship to keep the river healthy, clean, and safe for all.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Diane Cross

This month we are spotlighting one of our most dedicated citizen scientists, Diane Cross. For over two decades, Diane has been instrumental to SYRCL’s water quality protection and monitoring efforts throughout the Yuba River Watershed.

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Member Spotlight: Awakening Women

This month, we’re excited to highlight local organization, Awakening Women. Awakening Women has been a SYRCL member since October of 2018 – we’re incredibly grateful for their generous, sustaining membership gifts.

The following is our interview with Founder, Chameli Ardagh.

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Member Spotlight: Rick Sharkey

Rick Sharkey has been a SYRCL member and volunteer since 1997. Last year, he and his spouse, Melissa Horton, decided to leave a gift for the future of the Yuba River watershed by including SYRCL in their will.

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Join the 2022 River Monitoring Team!

SYRCL is beginning its 22nd River Monitoring season trainings on March 24th and April 2nd. Join our team and help us celebrate 21 years of this indispensable tradition!

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