2020 Yuba River Cleanup Final Results

We want to send our sincerest thanks to each and every volunteer that helped during the 23rd Annual Yuba River Cleanup to “Protect Our Happy Place.” Over a 12-day period 764 volunteers removed more than three tons of garbage and recycling from the Yuba River watershed. Read the full cleanup report with results, photos, and messages from volunteers. Details

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Winners Announced for Yuba River Cleanup ‘Trash or Treasure’ Contest

The results are in! During the Yuba River Cleanup we encourage volunteers to keep on the lookout for unique trash to enter into the ‘Trash or Treasure’ contest. This year we offered the contest online and let you vote for the winners. 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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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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10 Steps to Becoming A Yuba River Cleanup Volunteer

To protect our river and our community whilst being COVID safe, this year the Yuba River Cleanup will have a new format. Rather than one day of fun, the 2020 Yuba River Cleanup will be held across 12 days, allowing our community to volunteer in small groups while keeping social-distancing. Details

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Register Today for the Yuba River Cleanup

This summer the South Yuba River has seen an unprecedented number of visitors. Beaches and trails are littered with shopping bags, straws, cigarette butts, bottles, glass, picnic trash and more. Help “Protect Your Happy Place” by volunteering for SRYCL’s 23rd Annual Yuba River Cleanup September 16-27, 2020. Details

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Wild & Scenic Goes Virtual

Every January for the past 18 years, the streets of Nevada City and Grass Valley have filled with activists, environmentalists, authors, artists, audiences and filmmakers alike, all celebrating at SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This year, due to the uncertainty of Covid-19, we are transitioning to a completely virtual platform. Details

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The Yuba River Safety Cohort Takes Action to Protect Our River Community

Accidents at the river happen every day and a group of Nevada County government agencies and local nonprofits, known as the Yuba River Safety Cohort, have teamed up to keep our river community safe this summer with loaner lifejackets stations and free bandanas. 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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Restoring Van Norden Meadow, Protecting Cultural Resources

SYRCL and partners are working to restore the stream channels and floodplain at Van Norden Meadow. The team is also working to protect cultural resources and enhance recreational opportunities within and around the meadow. Details

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