Press Releases

NOVEMBER 2019

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

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 6, 2019 — View Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

AUGUST 2019

August 26, 2019 — Volunteer Registration Open for 22nd Yuba River Cleanup

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

May 6, 2019 — SYRCL Brings Back Wild for the Yuba

May 2, 2019 — SYRCL Invites Community Members to Become River Ambassadors

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 11, 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 for Forest 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.”