Press Releases

NOVEMBER 2018

November 7, 2019 — Innovative partnership to reduce wildfire risk and secure healthier, more resilient forests throughout the North Yuba River watershed

November 6, 2019 — Feds Undermine Clean Water Act Protections: American River Project Center Stage of National Precedent

SEPTEMBER 2019

September 23, 2019 — Yuba River Cleanup Hauls out 18,000 Pounds of Trash and Recyclables, SYRCL also Supports Nevada County’s Water Quality Investigation along South Yuba

September 6, 2019 — NID to Stop Purchasing Properties for Centennial Dam, Continues to Spend Money on Project

September 5, 2019 — View Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

AUGUST 2019 

August 26, 2019 — Volunteer Registration Open for 22nd Yuba River Cleanup: SYRCL seeks 1000 participants to cover 35 sites along Yuba and Bear Rivers

JULY 2019

 

July 17, 2019 — Is it Safe to Swim in the Yuba?

 

JUNE 2019

 

June 6, 2019 — SYRCL and Community Partners Urge Yuba River Visitors to be Safe

 

MAY 2019

 

May 28, 2019 — SYRCL Celebrates Opening Day at the River: 8th River Ambassador season underway to keep the Yuba clean and safe

 

May 6, 2019 — SYRCL Brings Back Wild for the Yuba: Event Celebrates the South Yuba’s 20th Anniversary as a Wild & Scenic River

 

May 2, 2019 — SYRCL Invites Community Members to Become River AmbassadorsVolunteer Training Takes Place Friday, May 10

 

APRIL 2019

 

April 26, 2019 — Hundreds Gather at SYRCL’s State of the Yuba

 

April 18, 2019 — STATE of the YUBA Celebrates the South Yuba’s 20th Year as a Wild & Scenic River April 24th Event Honors Volunteers and Advocates on the Frontline of this Victory

 

April 12, 2019 — Spring Break: River Ambassadors Prepare for High Water at the River

 

MARCH 2019

 

March 28, 2019 — SYRCL to D.C. Circuit: Don’t let NID undermine the Clean Water Act

 

March 22, 2019 — SYRCL receives funding forForest Health Partnership in the Yuba River Watershed

 

FEBRUARY 2019

 

February 26, 2019 — SYRCL to Nevada County: ‘Prioritize Yuba Watershed Protections in Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance’

 

JANUARY 2019

 

January 24, 2019 — New NID Board Fires ‘Plan for Water’ Consultants 

NOVEMBER 2018

November 14, 2018 — Breaking News: SYRCL sends Notice to NID for violations of the Brown Act / SYRCL: NID violated Board Policy and Brown Act at October 9, 2018 Special Board Meeting

OCTOBER 2018

October 10, 2018 — Statement on Nevada Irrigation District’s Special Board Meeting on October 9 / SYRCL: NID Rejects SYRCL’s Resolution to Stop Work on Centennial Dam

October 4, 2018 — Statement on Nevada Irrigation District’s Special Board Meeting on October 9

SEPTEMBER 2018

September 16, 2018 — Yuba River Cleanup Hauls out 13,000 Pounds of Trash and Recyclables

AUGUST 2018

August 10, 2018 — Wild & Scenic Film Festival Makes First Outdoor Screening on the San Juan Ridge

August 3, 2018 — Volunteer Registration Open for 21st Yuba River Cleanup

JULY 2018

July 30, 2018 — Coalition Letter to Federal Government: Improve Salmon and River Conditions for the Next Generation

July 27, 2018 — Impacts and Alternatives: The Dam Story

July 26, 2018 — Satellite Phones for River Ambassadors Will Quicken Response Times at Yuba River

July 5, 2018 — SYRCL Invites Community Members to Become River Ambassadors

JUNE 2018

June 7, 2018 — Why is Vanity Fair Interested in the Yuba Watershed?

MAY 2018

May 25, 2018 — SYRCL Celebrates Opening Day at the River

May 14, 2018 — SYRCL Invites Community Members to Become River Ambassadors

May 2, 2018 — Centennial Dam Declared Ineligible for State Funding

APRIL 2018

April 27, 2018 — BioBlitz at Cascade Canal / Orene Weatherall Trail

April 26, 2018 — SYRCL to NID Stop Spending on Centennial

April 11, 2018 — STATE of the YUBA Invites the Community to Take Action for the River

April 5, 2018 — SYRCL Expands Outdoor Programs for Youth: Applications Due April 30 for Free Summer Science Field Experience

FEBRUARY 2018

February 2, 2018 — Centennial Dam Receives Zero on Public Benefit Score

JANUARY 2018

January 19, 2018 — Historic Covered Bridge Renovation and Malakoff Solar Projects Move Forward

OCTOBER 2017

October 24, 2017 — NID Now Livestreaming Board of Directors Meetings: Major Victory for Citizens of the Nevada Irrigation District

October 13, 2017 — View Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

October 10, 2017 — New Rainwater and Recycling Legislation Advances California Water Security

SEPTEMBER 2017

September 25, 2017 — South Yuba River Citizen’s League Executive Director Honored at Appreciation Dinner

September 19, 2017 — SYRCL Rallies People Power for its 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 15, 2017 — Melinda Booth Promoted to SYRCL Executive Director

September 6, 2017 — South Yuba River Citizens League Celebrates 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

AUGUST 2017

August 8, 2017 — Show Up Tomorrow & Oppose CA Taxpayer Money for Centennial

JULY 2017

July 28, 2017 — Governor Signs Budget to Fund Full Restoration of Historic Wood Covered Bridge at Bridgeport

JUNE 2017

June 16, 2017 — Caleb Dardick to Step Down as SYRCL Executive Director This Fall

June 9, 2017 — Free Talk on Ecological Perspectives to Improve Your Grow and Protect the Yuba

MAY 2017

May 24, 2017 — SYRCL Announces Opening Day at the River

May 16, 2017 — Wild for the Yuba – Auction, BBQ and Dance Party to Benefit SYRCL

APRIL 2017

April 21, 2017 — How Green Is Your Grow: Sustainable Cannabis Farming for a Healthy Yuba, Free Workshop Hosted by SYRCL

April 13, 2017 — State of the Yuba: Take Action to Defend the River with SYRCL

April 12, 2017 — Foothills Water Network: Conservation Groups to Army Corps: “Centennial Dam Puts Too Much at Risk – Seek Alternatives”

April 11, 2017 — California’s Bear River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2017

MARCH 2017

March 7, 2017 — SYRCL to Host Centennial Dam Watchdog Activist Summit

FEBRUARY 2017

February 24, 2017 — Hundreds Rally at LaMalfa & McClintock Event in Auburn

February 17, 2017 — SYRCL, Tribal Leaders Denied Entry to Upcoming Regional Water Symposium

February 10, 2017 — Notice of Intent to Prepare Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Centennial Reservoir Project

JANUARY 2017

January 11, 2017 — Foothills Water Network: Centennial Dam Price Tag $1 Billion

DECEMBER 2016

December 7, 2016 — Press Release with Cramer Fish Sciences, Environmental Science Associates and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Yuba Restoration Project Would Improve Salmon Habitat Below Englebright Dam

OCTOBER 2016

October 25, 2016 — Foothills Water Network: Conservation Groups Protest Water Rights for Centennial Dam

October 7, 2016 — Press Release: SYRCL Provides Public Tours to View Wild Chinook Salmon in Our Own Backyard

SEPTEMBER 2016

September 23, 2016 — Press Release with Nevada County Board of Supervisors and Save Our Bridge Campaign Committee: Supervisor Weston, Save Our Bridge Campaign Committee, and SYRCL meet with CA Department of Parks & Recreation Director on Bridgeport Bridge Restoration Project

September 18, 2016 — Press Release: SYRCL Rallies Record-Number of Volunteers for its 19th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 7, 2016 — Press Release: South Yuba River Citizens League Seeks Volunteers for Community Cleanup

September 1, 2016 — Press Release with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, cbec eco-engineering, Cramer Fish SciencesTeichert Materials, and Western AggregatesYuba Restoration Project Would Help Threatened Salmon and Steelhead

JUNE 2016

June 29, 2016 — Press Release: Malakoff Diggins Solar Electric Project is a Go in Governor’s Signed Budget 

June 21, 2016 — Press Release: Solar Power Funding for Malakoff Awaits Governor’s Signature

MAY 2016

May 23, 2016 — Press Release (with The Sierra Fund and Wolf Creek Community Alliance): Fish, Family and Fun 

May 19, 2016 — Press Release: Wild for the Yuba – Auction, Beer & Wine Tasting and Dance Party to Benefit SYRCL

May 19, 2016 — Press Release: SYRCL Announces Opening Day at the River

May 6, 2016 — Press Release: Fishing for Fun: A Family Affair!

APRIL 2016

April 29, 2016 — Press Release: SYRCL to Host First Youth for the Yuba Celebration May 7

April 21, 2016 — Press Release: Announcing SYRCL’s First Annual Youth for the Yuba Contest and EnviroFair

April 18, 2016 — Foothills Water Network Press Release: Conservation Groups Question Need for Centennial Dam

April 14, 2016 — Press Release: Celebrate the River with SYRCL at the State of the Yuba

MARCH 2016

March 17, 2016 — Press Release: SYRCL Named “Yuba River Waterkeeper” Newest Waterkeeper Alliance Member, First in the Sierra

March 16, 2016 — San Juan Ridge Taxpayers Association Press Release: County Closes San Juan Ridge Mine Permit Application

March 9, 2016 — Press Release: Cannabis Cultivation Workshop Planned to Protect Yuba River

FEBRUARY 2016

February 2, 2016 — Press Release: SYRCL’s “Growing Green for the Yuba” Workshop Returns March 19th

JANUARY 2016

January 14, 2016 — Press Release: Salmon Advocates to Gov. Brown: “Fish Don’t Drive. Yuba Salmon Deserve Better.”