Growing Green

POSTPONED – Elizabeth Betancourt to Moderate Growing Green Panel
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POSTPONED – Elizabeth Betancourt to Moderate Growing Green Panel

On April 3rd, our “Growing Green for the Yuba: Building Healthy Soil for a Fruitful Harvest” panel will be moderated by Elizabeth Betancourt, Chief of the Cannabis Permitting and Compliance Unit at our local Central Valley Water Board, and candidate for CA Assembly District 1. Details

Growing Green for the Yuba 2020 Update: What Happens Now?
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Growing Green for the Yuba 2020 Update: What Happens Now?

SYRCL’s vision for Growing Green is that people will see that well-regulated agriculture – which is what cannabis cultivation could be – should not harm water quality, fish or wildlife. Want to know more? Read on for more on exciting developments in Growing Green for the Yuba. Details

SYRCL Asks Nevada County to Prioritize Yuba Watershed Protections in Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance
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SYRCL Asks Nevada County to Prioritize Yuba Watershed Protections in Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

SYRCL submitted a comment letter to Nevada County analyzing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on its proposed Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance (NCCO). “As the Yuba River is an economic driver, recreational treasure, and ecological stronghold within our community, SYRCL took our obligation to protect the Yuba River seriously and spoke on behalf of this resource in these comments,” said Melinda Booth, SYRCL’s Executive Director. Details

Action Alert: Scoping Comments on Nevada County’s Cannabis Ordinance
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Action Alert: Scoping Comments on Nevada County’s Cannabis Ordinance

Want your voice to be heard? Join SYRCL and Nevada County Cannabis Alliance on Tuesday, September 4th for a Public Comment Workshop to learn what should go into Scoping comments and what specific issues face this community with this cannabis ordinance. Details

Growing Green: Local Farmers Working Toward a Greener Future
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Growing Green: Local Farmers Working Toward a Greener Future

Since 2014, SYRCL has been working to inspire our community to engage in sustainable and ecologically sound cannabis cultivation in the Yuba watershed. SYRCL recently collaborated with local farmers to produce videos that highlight environmentally friendly, best management practices for cannabis cultivation. Details