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The Yuba River Cleanup STILL Needs You

The Yuba River still needs your help shedding the waste that has built up over the summer and SYRCL would love to welcome you as a volunteer.

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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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Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2023 Official Artwork Reveal

This year, Wild & Scenic’ s theme is CommUNITY which focuses on the importance of approaching challenges as a unified community and reflects the significance of grassroots movements in protecting nature for future generations.
The 2023 Official Artwork for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival by Shar Tuiasoa vividly celebrates the “CommUNITY” theme.

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We’re Looking for Volunteers for The 25th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

River Cleanup volunteers make a huge difference. Since its inception, the Yuba River Cleanup has removed more than 180 tons of garbage and recycling from the river. For 25 years this has been a robust event, where much of the community turned out to clean up the Yuba and then gathered for a big celebration.

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Salmon Naturalists Wanted

Do you enjoy introducing children to nature, hiking, bird watching, identifying local flora and fauna, or even rafting? You can share your love for the powerful experience of being in nature read more >>

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What To Do About Daguerre Point Dam? 

The Daguerre Point Dam was built in 1906 by the Army Corps of Engineers to prevent the flow of debris from upstream mining operations into the Feather and Sacramento Rivers. read more >>

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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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Your Dollars Honor Cleanup Volunteer Hours

Hundreds of community members will come together in September to volunteer for SYRCL’s 25th Yuba River Cleanup. From September 10 – 17, our volunteers will be bagging broken glass, moving read more >>

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Please Join Us for a Meeting of the California Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force

On September 27 and 28, the next meeting of the California Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force will be held in-person in Grass Valley with a webinar option for remote read more >>

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Volunteers Needed For The 25th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

Image: Denise Wey REGISTER FOR THE COMMUNITY-WIDE CLEANUP REGISTER FOR THE SELF-GUIDED CLEANUP The South Yuba River Citizens League’s Annual River Cleanup is turning 25 this year. Each September since read more >>

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