Youth for the Yuba Celebration Event

SYRCL Celebrates Youth for the Yuba – Stay tuned for future events

Kids and Flo

A glance at the 2016 event… Music, Activities, Envirofair, Awards Ceremony, and special guest Julia Butterfly Hill

We have an exciting new event coming up at SYRCL, and we would love for you to join us!

SYRCL’s River Education program celebrates the future generation of activists who will continue to protect and restore the Yuba. This event showcases youth’s commitment to the Yuba, announce the winners of our #ilovetheyuba contest, and introduce youth to the many activist opportunities available in our community!  There are fun activities for kids of all ages! Come join the excitement at our Youth for the Yuba Event!

WHEN: June 3rd, 4:00 – 7:00pm
WHERE: SYRCL Office, 313 Railroad Ave. Nevada City, CA


  • #IlovetheYuba Contest Awards – Winners’ work will be on display. Learn more about the contest here.
  • There’s an envirofair with schools and organizations sharing fun activities, games, and information about environmentalism and the Yuba!
    • These include face painting, bean bag toss, and chalk drawing!
    • Kids can learn about invasive species, explore macroinvertebrates through microscopes, make salmon hats, and visit with local student environmentalists!
  • River Music and dancing
  • Special guest – Julia Butterfly Hill
  • Organizations participating include Eco NU, NEO, NU Green Academy, the Sierra Fund, Sierra Streams Institute, SYRCL, Woolman Semester School.
  • Food trucks – Horn of the Bull Taqueria and Lazy Dog Ice Cream
  • Come celebrate the Yuba with SYRCL

Get involved, join the fun, Youth for the Yuba!