Keeping Current

SPECIAL: Giving Tuesday Now for River Education

Despite the uncertainty we’re facing today, please know we’re steadfast in our commitment to you – our Yuba Community — and SYRCL’s work to stay vigilant to protect the health of our watershed.

That’s why we’re taking part in #GivingTuesdayNow – a global day of giving and unity that’s dedicated to responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Details

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Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship Announced

An enthusiastic environmentalist, Amelia Heinritz, has been serving as one of SYRCL’s River Education interns for the past year, and has been extremely active in both local and regional environmental stewardship movements. Details

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SYRCL’s Field Science Expeditions for High Schoolers

Learn about meadow ecosystems, collect scientific data that is used to understand the benefits of meadow restoration, and get hands on experience with restoration activities. Details

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Wild & Scenic Fan Favorites, Virtual Event – May 14

Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s Fan Favorites will be featured in a Live Virtual Event on the evening of Thursday, May 14th, with highlights, award winners, and standouts from the 2020 Flagship Festival. Details

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Yuba River Photo Contest – Vote Today

Back in April, we launched the Yuba River Photo Contest, brought to you by the River Ambassador Program. We received many amazing submissions. Check them out and cast your vote by May 10. Details

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SYRCL and Safety Officials Say Yuba River Not Yet Safe for Swimming

SYRCL, Nevada County, State Parks and public safety officials advise that the Yuba River is flowing too swiftly and too cold for safe swimming. Keep safe at the river and reduce community exposure to COVID-19 and unnecessary strain on medical resources and first responders. Details

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Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary with SYRCL

Dear SYRCL Family,

I sincerely hope you are well and staying positive during the COVID-19 crisis. Once again, I’m writing from home as we at SYRCL are starting our fifth week of working remotely and relying on video meetings, emails, phone calls, chats, and texts to keep the organization’s work moving forward. More

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Virtual Events & Happenings

In response to COVID-19, we’ve adapted by rescheduling events or transitioning them to an online format. We’ve also begun offering a number of online activities and ways to stay engaged while sheltering in place. We hope you will join us and show your support for the Yuba River! Details

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Wild & Scenic Film Submissions Now Open

During these challenging times of COVID-19 we are more committed than ever to the power of film and its ability to inspire and transform, to heal and unite us, to highlight our resilience, and to give us hope. Details

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Nature is Not Cancelled: Environmental Activities for Distance Learning

At SYRCL we care deeply about the education of our local youth. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our River Education staff have been working to create opportunities for parents, educators and youth to continue to stay engaged in learning while cultivating excitement for Yuba Watershed. Details

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