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View Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

SYRCL’s Salmon Expeditions are an amazing opportunity for you, your family or your child’s school to adventure down the Yuba River to see spawning salmon! We work with amazing volunteers, local river rafting guides, and scientists from the University of California to offer the community several different options to get its hands (and feet) wet while learning about the salmon life cycle, their ecology, and human impact on these incredible fish. We hope you’ll join us out on the river.

Public Salmon Expeditions: Oct 19 & Nov 9

Join SYRCL River Science staff and the river guides at H20 Adventures on a float trip down the lower Yuba to see spawning salmon. This educational and fun day on a raft includes learning about the Yuba River ecosystem, how mining has impacted the river, SYRCL’s work to protect salmon, viewing one of SYRCL’s major restoration projects at Hammon Bar, and hiking the Yuba Goldfields.

$75 – General Public, $65 – SYRCL Members
$50 – Kids under 12

School Float Expeditions

Are you a teacher or parent with kids you’d like to get outdoors? We partner with local educators to bring school groups out on the river. This educational and fun day on a raft includes learning about the Yuba River ecosystem, how mining has impacted the river, SYRCL’s work to protect salmon, viewing one of SYRCL’s major restoration projects at Hammon Bar, and hiking the Yuba Goldfields.

FREE Naturalist Training

Do you love being outside and working with kids? Do you want to share the beauty of the Yuba with others? SYRCL is seeking passionate individuals to join us as volunteers serving as salmon and river naturalists in rafts and on land throughout October and November.

Sept 24, 5:30-7PM: Orientation
Sept 30, 9-3PM: On-River Practice Run

Riverbank Expeditions

Join SYRCL River Science staff for a hiking expedition of lower Yuba Salmon Habitat from the University of California’s Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center. This expedition is an excellent way to view superior salmon spawning habitat without a boat!

In Partnership with the UC’s Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center.

Questions? Contact Ray Lubitz, River Education Manager at: (530) 265-5961 ext. 218, or rlubitz@yubariver.org.

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