Reduce Fire Danger in the Yuba Watershed: Volunteers Needed!

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River Captain, Andrew Collins-Anderson, educating Yuba River visitors about fire risks

SYRCL’s first River Ambassador led restoration project aims to reduce fire risk at Hoyt’s Crossing on the South Yuba River; volunteer for this important effort!  Join the River Ambassador team August 26th from 9am-12pm for Scotch Broom removal, fire risk and prevention presentation, and a dip in the Yuba River!

Our River Ambassador program has been educating Yuba River visitors about the risks of fire, among other topics, and decided to get their hands dirty to reduce the risk at 49 crossing, one of the most heavily used crossings on the Yuba.

The day will include a 1-mile hike to the Hoyt’s Crossing, scotch broom removal, a presentation by River Captain, Andrew Collins-Anderson, about fire danger in the river canyon, a refreshing swim in the Yuba, and a 1-mile return hike to the parking lot.

What to Bring:

–          Sunscreen and sun protection

–          Plenty of water

–          Snacks/lunch if desired

–          Sturdy hiking shoes

–          Bathing suit for swimming in the Yuba

To register please contact [email protected]

Register today and meet new friends, reduce fire risk, and soak up the splendid Yuba on August 26th!

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