In the News


November 18 — Forest Service Protecting the North Yuba landscape with thousands of forest acres thinned and restored in California


November 11 — 7×7Winter in Grass Valley and Nevada City: Gold Rush Lore, Modern Luxury + Old-Fashioned Holiday Fun

November 10 — The UnionWild & Scenic Film Festival opens volunteer recruitment


October 21 — Appeal DemocratSalmon expedition brings learning to life

October 14 — The UnionMelinda Booth to step down as SYRCL executive director

October 14 — Appeal DemocratGuest View: Salmon expedition teaches children about migration and the importance of a healthy ecosystem

October 13 — YubaNetMelinda Booth to Step Down as SYRCL Executive Director at the 21st Wild & Scenic Film Festival in February

October 5 — The UnionSYRCL’s Annual Yuba River Cleanup A Success

October 4 — YubaNetSYRCL’s 25th Annual Yuba River Cleanup was a Success Despite the Heat and Smoke


September 23 — Appeal DemocratPublic Salmon expeditions now open for registration

September 22 — The Union Registration open for salmon tours

September 22 — YubaNetView Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River with SYRCL

September 21 — YubaNetThe Yuba River Cleanup still needs you

September 19 — The UnionSYRCL cleanup celebration canceled: Ongoing efforts to be announced within days

September 17 — YubaNetYuba River Cleanup and Volunteer Party Canceled Today

September 16 — Appeal DemocratKeeping the Yuba river clean

September 10 — Yahoo NewsSYRCL calls for salmon trip volunteers

September 9 — The UnionSalmon naturalists wanted: Volunteer during SYRCL’s Salmon Expedition Rafting Field Trips

September 8 — YubaNetSalmon Naturalists Wanted – Volunteer during SYRCL’s Salmon Expedition Rafting Field Trips

September 7 — activenorcal.comThis NorCal River Gets Nearly a Million Visitors a Year. Volunteers Are Its Only Hope to Stay Clean

September 6 — The UnionComing full SYRCL: South Yuba River Citizens League to host annual cleanup


August 19 — The UnionVan Norden Restoration Begins

August 19 — The UnionPlastic Free Yuba River Starts Now

August 18  — YubaNet Restoration of Van Norden Meadow Begins

August 16 — Appeal DemocratSYRCL Announces Week Long River Cleanup Event

August 11 — YubaNetVolunteers Needed for SYRCL’s 25th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

August 11 — The UnionVolunteers Needed for SYRCL’s 25th Annual River Cleanup

August 5 — Appeal DemocratCourt Sides With Environmentalists Over Water Quality

August 5 — Reuters No ‘coordinated scheme’ behind California’s hydroelectric project reviews 

August 4 — Sierra SunNevada County Awards $415k in Outdoor Visitors Safety Grant Funds

August 4 — YubaNetCourt Victory for Clean Water and State Regulators in California

JULY 2022

July 27 — The UnionField Work Offers Students A Chance To Learn Outdoors

July 21 — The UnionWild & Scenic Film Festival Announces Call for 2023 Art Exhibition

July 17 — The Washington PostA New Gold Rush Pits Money and Jobs Against California’s Environment

July 16 — Santa Barbara News-PressVentura Land Trust to Host Wild & Scenic Film Festival

July 14 — Appeal DemocratWild & Scenic Film Festival Seeking Environmental Artwork Submissions

July 14 — Sky-Hi NewsCelebrate Clean Water Act’s 50th

July 13 — National JournalCalifornia Burning: Can New Federal Funds Stifle The Fires

July 7 — YubaNetWSFF Announces Call for 2023 Art Exhibition

JUNE 2022

June 27 — The UnionCaring for the River: SYRCL’s River Monitors Measure Water Quality

June 21 — YubaNetYuba Water grants SYRCL $350,000 for habitat restoration 

June 10 — WCPOTop 9 things to do in the Tri-State this weekend

June 9 — KVMR The Climate Report

June 6 — YubaNetDeer Creek Southside FireWise cleanup makes a big dent in ongoing problem

June 5 — The Sudbury StarFilm fest highlights need to protect environment

June 3 — The UnionVan Norden Meadow to be restored over the next 2 years

MAY 2022

May 30 — The UnionAnnual camp cleanup set for June 9

May 28 —YubaNetVan Norden Meadow on track for Restoration in Summer of 2022

May 28 — KSL 10 Utah events happening this summer to celebrate diversity

May 27 — YubaNetJoin the Community Camp Cleanup, June 9th

May 21 — The UnionNevada Union senior wins quilt guild scholarship

May 18 — Chico Enterprise-RecordState Theatre hosts return of film festival

May 16 — YubaNetSYRCL’s 2022 Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship Awardee

May 13 — YubaNetSYRCL is recruiting River Ambassadors right now

May 6 — The UnionSouth Yuba Citizens League seeks River Ambassadors

May 6 — Maven’s NotebookNorth Yuba Forest Partnership to receive funding for forest restoration 

May 5 — Sacramento Business Journal2022 Corporate Citizenship Awards: Yuba Water Agency 

APRIL 2022

April 29 — YubaNetWild & Scenic Film Festival unveils new February dates and 2023 Theme + Open Films Submissions

April 29 — The UnionWild & Scenic Film Festival moves to February

April 27 — Mountain TimesA celebration of our environment through film

April 27 — The UnionAll about the Earth: Earth Fest set for Saturday in Nevada City 

April 26 — The Union‘Under natural sun’: Wild and Scenic Film Festival Earth Day celebration features cannabis farm tour

April 22 — Mountain DemocratCelebrate Earth Day with Wild & Scenic

April 21 — The News-EnterpriseConservation film festival comes to the State Theater 

April 21 — Tahoe Daily TribuneSierra Nevada Alliance presents Wild & Scenic Film Festival on tour 

April 21 — The UnionWild & Scenic Film Festival to host Earth Day weekend events 

April 19 — American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)Earth Day 2022: How We Respond Initiative Collects Stories of Climate Response

April 19 — Sierra News OnlineEarth Day Events from the Sierra Nevada Alliance 

April 19 — Appeal DemocratYuba Forest partnership gains national support

April 19 — San Francisco ChronicleEarth Day 2022: How to celebrate in person and online with Bay Area organizations

April 15 — The Cordova TimesWild and Scenic Film Festival headed to Cordova

April 14 — Palo Alto WeeklyWhere to celebrate Earth Day along the Peninsula 

April 13 — YubaNetNorth Yuba Forest Partnership gains national support for forest resilience work in North Yuba River watershed 

April 13 — Idyllwild Town CrierEarth Day’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival

April 12 — YubaNetNevada County BOS sends letter of support for McClintock USFS bill 

April 11 — The UnionMelinda Booth and Traci Sheehan: NID trust in jeopardy – again 

April 8 — YubaNetClimate Change Summit at Nevada County Media marks Earth Day 

April 7 — Union-BulletinBlue Mountain Land Trust annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival 

April 6 — YubaNetWild & Scenic Film festival to host Earth Day weekend events 

MARCH 2022

March 28 — The Cordova TimesWild and Scenic film fest set for Earth Day 

March 26 — VailDaily Wild & Scenic Film festival returning April 7

March 24 — Tahoe Daily TribuneFilm Festival returns to South Lake Tahoe on Earth Day

March 17 — YubaNetLearn with SYRCL at RiversLab

March 11 — The Aspen TimesWild & Scenic Film Festival comes to town

March 10 — Evanston RoundTableWild and Scenic Film Festival, ‘by activists, for activists’ 


February 25 — Red Bluff Daily NewsWild and Scenic Film Festival to be held virtually

February 25 — The UnionSYRCL releases results of visitor impact survey

February 24 — YubaNetSYRCL Releases Results of Visitor Impacts Survey

February 11 — Lake Hopatcong Foundation — A virtual film festival to inspire your activism 

February 11 — Progressive Grocer — 15 outstanding independents that dare to stand apart 

February 11 — Sierra SunMining for time: Public meeting, comment period extended for Idaho-Maryland Mine project 

February 10 — The Union — Well underground: NID board poses questions about possible impacts to water wells

February 7 — The UnionMining for time: Public meeting, comment period extended for Idaho-Maryland Mine project 

February 4 — Sierra Nevada Ally — A Wild Independence gives a second life to Nevada County’s Independence Trail 

February 4 — Mountain DemocratWSFF hands out accolades 

February 4 — Hallwood Side Channel and Floodplain Restoration ProjectPhase 2-Complete!

February 3 — The UnionThe Wild & Scenic School Program offered in classrooms 

February 2 — The UnionRemoving barriers: New assistant CEO wants to create opportunities for people 


January 31 — The UnionEmpowering local nonprofits: California Solar Electric Company, Good Sun Solar give energy project to SYRCL

January 27 — Appeal DemocratWild & Scenic Film Festival announces 2022 winners

January 26 — Appeal DemocratSYRCL wants help for threatened salmon

January 24 — The Union —  Wild & Scenic art exhibition award winners on display at Fable Coffee

January 24 – Idaho State JournalIdaho’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival goes virtual on Friday

January 22 – YubaNet Wild & Scenic Film Festival Announces 2022 Award Winners

January 20 – MagicValleyVirtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival returns

January 18 – Yubanet 2022 WSFF Art Exhibition Award Winners on display at Fable Coffee 

January 14 – The UnionArt competition winners on display at Fable Coffee

January 13 – The UnionWild and Scenic online: Film Festival moves online for 20th anniversary

January 13 – YubaNet 20th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival launches virtual festival today

January 13 – Appeal DemocratWild & Scenic Film Festival to be held virtually due to COVID-19, storm concerns

January 12 – The UnionTwo Art Works Gallery artists selected for Wild & Scenic exhibit

January 12 – Sacramento MagazineWild & Scenic Film Festival 2022

January 9 – The Durango HeraldDocumentary focuses on biologists’ effort to save San Juan cutthroat trout after 416 fire

January 8 – Colorado Open LandsWild and Scenic Film Festival 2022

January 7 – KVMR Evening News with Felton Pruit

January 7 – Mountain DemocratFilm festival highlights nature’s defenders, hope for the future

January 7 – Pagosa Daily PostFilm documents effort to save San Juan Cutthroat during wildfire

January 5 – The UnionReport delves into Idaho-Maryland Mine project

January 5 – The Union‘Act and change the world’: Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns for 20th year, with in-person and virtual offerings

January 5 – SFGATE How a film festival saved a free-flowing river in Nevada City

January 5 – MSN How a film festival saved the South Yuba River and transformed Nevada City

January 5 – YubaNet In-Person Wild & Scenic Film Fest Postponed


December 22 – The UnionVolunteers needed for Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 22 – YubaNetVolunteers needed for 2022 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 21 – Appeal Democrat SYRCL expands scholarship opportunities

December 16 – Appeal DemocratYES Charter Academy film to be featured at Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 10 – The UnionTime for a transfer: McCourtney Road Transfer Station to undergo redesign next year

December 1 – YubaNetWild & Scenic Film Festival 2022 tickets on sale now

December 1 — The UnionWild & Scenic announces film lineup

December 1 – KVMR The Sages Among Us


November 30 — The UnionFaces of Philanthropy: The big show 

November 28 — Greensboro News and RecordDan River Basin Association to host Wild & Scenic Film 

November 24 — The UnionFaces of Philanthropy: Giving-Timing your gifts for maximum impact 

November 23 — My Nevada County: News FlashCommunity Resiliency Grants 

November 20 — YubaNet CNL Faces of Philanthropy – Volunteerism: the philanthropy of you 

November 20 — The UnionFaces of Philanthropy: the philanthropy of you 

November 19 — The UnionTeamwork 

November 12 — Appeal DemocratWild & Scenic Film Festival names 2022 title partner 

November 11 — The UnionNevada County supervisors award $2 million in grants 

November 11 — The UnionPeak Design is Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s 2022 title partner 

November 10 — The UnionNevada County supervisors award $2 million in grants 

November 10 — PenBay PilotThree wild and scenic films to catch virtually on November 14 

November 6 — The Rambler The Wild and Scenic Film Festival opens our eyes to the importance of conservation

November 6 — California State ParksHistoric Bridgeport Covered Bridge at South Yuba River State Park Reopens to the Public after Extensive Rehabilitation

November 5 — KNCO The bridge is back!

November 5 — Fisheries NewsRecent Rain Tests Hallwood Restoration Project

November 1 — The UnionSearching for Salmon: SYRCL leads salmon tours along South Yuba River 


October 29 — Raft CaliforniaMonth of Giving 

October 27 — The UnionKeeping our focus on what matters most 

October 27 — YubaNet New forest resilience bond will finance $25 million of restoration to reduce wildfire risk on the Tahoe National Forest in California

October 26 — Yuba Water Agency/News FlashSYRCL’s Salmon Expeditions Serve More Students

October 26 — Knox County VillageSoupCoastal Mountains Land Trust, Midcoast Conservancy host film festival 

October 23 — Adirondack AlmanacAsRA Brings Wild & Scenic Festival to Home Screens 

October 22 — Sierra SunVan Norden Meadow Restoration set to begin this summer 

October 21 — KVMR SYRCL’s Visitor Impacts Report 

October 20 — YubaNet NID’s Plan for Water process to be discussed by directors tomorrow 

October 18 — The Lincoln County NewsCoastal Mountains Land Trust and Midcoast Conservancy Host Film Festival

October 18 — The UnionBruce Herring: Plan for Water is Pivotal 

October 15 — Daily AdventSYRCL’s Salmon Expeditions Serve More Students

October 14 — 6Park NewsReturning to salmon: children return to river expeditions after a year of absence

October 6 — Sierra SunAwaiting a rainy day: Truckee could see a half inch of rain

October 5 — KNCO SYRCL River Impacts Survey Available Online 

October 5 — The UnionWater Management – Who deserves a voice at the table?

October 1 — YubaNetSYRCL Launches Visitor Impact Survey


September 30 — Sierra SunMartis Fund approves grant funds for project in Eastern Placer County, Martis Valley

September 30 — The UnionAgainst the Mine: Environmentalists, activists explain their opposition to the Idaho-Maryland Mine 

September 30 — Winters ExpressYolo County Library hosting virtual screening of wildfire documentary

September 30 — Cleveland Scene20+ Things to Do in Cleveland This Weekend (Sept. 30-Oct.3) 

September 29 — Patch Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Wild & Scenic Film Festival 

September 28 — Cleveland SceneWild & Scenic Film Festival 

September 24 — Daily DemocratYolo County Library Hosts Free Virtual Screening of Documentary ‘Not If, But When: Wildfire Solutions’ 

September 24 — YubaNet Lang’s Crossing Gets and Upgrade 

September 23 — Opera NewsYuba River Cleanup A Multi-Day Event Again 

September 23 — Spot On CaliforniaKeeping it clean 

September 22 — The UnionKeeping it clean 

September 21 — KNCO Lots of Trash Removed in Yuba River Cleanup 

September 21 — Appeal DemocratYuba Water Oks $1.1M for Urban, Rural Levee Improvements 

September 21 — YubaNetYuba Water Grants Support Levee Improvements Throughout Yuba County 

September 21 — Spot On CaliforniaLots of Trash Removed in Yuba River Cleanup 

September 21 — Raft California — Going Green Blog: Episode 3 “Recycling Money Donated to SYRCL”

September 20 — KNCO GV End of Summer Street Sale Draws Crowd 

September 20 — KNCO Hearings for Major Fire Reduction Project

September 20 — The UnionGarbage In, Garbage Out: Volunteers Remove Thousands of Pounds of Trash

September 18 — YubaNet Yuba River Cleanup Hauls Out More than Six Tons of Trash and Recycling

September 17 — KCRA 3NorCal water agency leads unprecedented effort to douse wildfire risk 

September 16 — Appeal DemocratForest Service announced NOI for project 

September 16 — YubaNet Forest Service Releases Notice of Intent of Yuba Landscape Resiliency Project

September 15 — KVMR Evening News Covered 5 Minute Guest spot on the Cleanup

September 14 — The UnionRoad closure for Saturday river cleanup event 

September 11 — KVMR SYRCL’s Cannabis Impact Survey 

September 10 — KNCO Yuba River Cleanup a Multi-Day Event Again

September 7 — The UnionHeat Returns to Nevada County: Cooler weather expected by the weekend

September 7 — The UnionTown hall to discuss visitor impact on river set for Sept. 8 

September 3 — YubaNet SYRCL & YubaNet to Co-Host Town Hall on Visitor Impacts 

September 1 — The UnionHits and Misses (Cannabis Impact Survey)


August 30 — YubaNetSYRCL Releases Cannabis Impact Survey Results

August 25 — The UnionHits and Misses (WSFF Library Open) 

August 16 — NewsbreakSYRCL Announced the 2021 Yuba River Cleanup

August 15 — YubaNetSYRCL Announces 2021 Yuba River Cleanup 

August 14 — The UnionAnnual Yuba River Cleanup set for Sept. 11-18 

August 12 — The UnionSYRCL, BriarPatch provide river-friendly sunscreen

August 9 — Opera NewsSYRCL & BriarPatch Team Up to Provide River-Friendly Sunscreen

August 9 — The Union DemocratConservation groups call for more thinning, biomass removal and prescribed burning in national forests 

August 9 — Yahoo! NewsYuba Water Agency helps fund curriculum for Yuba County schools 

August 9 — Cleveland Museum of Natural HistoryWild & Scenic Film Festival Returns to the Museum

August 9 — YubaNetSYRCL and Briarpatch Team up to Provide River-Friendly Sunscreen at the Yuba

August 3 — CAP Radio South Yuba River Visitation Spike

August 3 — YubaNetNevada County Funds Expansion of River Ambassadors 

JULY 2021

July 28 — The UnionHits & Misses

July 26 — Santa Fe ReporterWhere the Wild Things Are

July 20 — The UnionGraffiti, Trash Removal Volunteers Needed

July 14 — The UnionVirtual film night to benefit Yuba River cleanup

July 14 — The UnionSeasonal Temps Replace Heat Wave

July 2 — The UnionBriarPatch Food Co-op launches campaign during Plastic Free July

July 2 — The UnionLorraine’s Lowdown: Are you kitten me? 

JUNE 2021

June 24 — Sustainable Energy GroupDo Our Rivers and Lakes Seem Low This Year? 

June 2 — The Five Three OThe Yuba in Crisis

June 1 — WaterWorldYuba Water Agency pledges $6.5 million to community projects in Yuba 

June 1 — The UnionPromoting river safety: River ambassadors begin summer safety campaign

MAY 2021

May 29 — Stay HappeningYouth Outdoor Leadership Opportunity

May 28 — KNCOSYRCL Staffing Better This Year for the Holiday Weekend

May 26 — The UnionWild & Scenic Film Festival Seeks Art for 2022 theme

May 21 — The UnionSYRCL to Distribute Informational Bandanas for River Safety

May 17 – The Union Debra Weistar: Little data on cannabis growers

May 16 – Appeal DemocratSYRCL looking for river ambassadors

May 14 – Sierra Sun ‘Currents of Hope’: Wild & Scenic Film Festival unveils 2022 theme

May 7 – The Union‘Currents of Hope’: Wild & Scenic Film Festival unveils 2022 theme

May 6 – YubaNet Wild & Scenic Film Festival Unveils 2022 Theme

May 6 – Territorial DispatchThe Yuba River “Secret” is Out

APRIL 2021

April 30 – The UnionDebbie Gibbs: Conquer the plastic blob

April 23 – KNCOSYRCL Volunteer Ambassador Program Returning

April 23 – YubaNetThe Yuba River “Secret” is Out – Summer Volunteers Needed to Protect the South Yuba River

April 23 – The UnionRiver Ambassadors Needed

April 21 – The UnionHits & Misses: SYRCL’s purchase of their office building is a HIT 

April 16 – YubaNetWild & Scenic Film Festival 2022 Film Submissions Open

April 16 – Appeal Democrat – Film festival open for 2022 submissions

April 8 – YubaNet – Recycle Right Forum on April 21  

April 7 – The Union – Denis Peirce: Lower Yuba rehab project in the works 

April 7 – The Union – Hits & Misses 

April 7 – Elgin Courier – Pines & Prairies opens Billig Ranch for outdoor film festival 

MARCH 2021

March 17 – YubaNet – Stretch of lower Yuba River closing to watercraft for habitat enhancement work  

March 16 – The Union – SYRCL’s Quiz Night fundraiser returns in virtual form


February 23 – YahooNewsSYRCL awarded state grant for wildfire resiliency efforts

 February 19 – WaterWorldYuba Water commits $6.5M to combat wildfire risk

February 18 – YubaNet  — California State Parks Foundation awards wildfire resiliency grants to two local organizations

February 17 – Yahoo NewsYuba Water Agency commits $6.5 million to forest restoration projects 

February 16 – Yuba Water AgencyYuba Water commits $6.5 million to improving forest health and reducing wildfire risk 

February 11 – American Whitewater – American Whitewater Members Topple Two California Dam Proposals 

February 8 – Yale Climate Connections – Resilience in action: Highlights from a virtual eco film festival 

February 7 – Appeal Democrat – Federal judge asks for clarification involving Yuba River dams lawsuit 

February 2 – The Union – Peter Van Zant: A new year at NID 


January 27 – The Union – Hits & Misses: Arrival of vaccines is a HIT 

January 27 – AgAlert, California Farm BureauCommentary: Collaborative projects help Sacramento River salmon

January 18 The UnionTake a Hike: Wild & Scenic Film Festival goes online this year, promotes local hikes

January 15 The UnionDoreen Fogle: Grow your own meadow at home

January 14 – Appeal DemocratWild & Scenic Film Festival to be held virtually

January 13 – Blue ForestBlue Forest Bulletin: Find out what’s new in 2021!

January 12 – YubaNetCompletely virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival kicks off Thurs. Jan. 14


December 30 – The UnionMaking history: Water district election sets precedent with first female-majority board in 100 years

December 30 – The UnionAdvocate hopes films will help preserve Bear River

December 30 – The UnionResilient by nature’: Wild & Scenic Film Festival goes virtual

December 30 – The UnionHits & Misses in Nevada County: Wolf Creek Trail rock painter is a HIT

December 22 — YubaNet — Yuba Water receives more than $2.8 million for Yuba River habitat restoration

December 18 – The UnionTyler Allen-Shively: Take care of our watersheds

December 11 – Appeal DemocratWild & Scenic Film Festival announces over 100 environmental documentaries, adventure films to be featured in virtual event

December 3 – The UnionWild & Scenic opens ticket sales


November 27 — YubaNetAn Open Letter to the Community We Serve – From the Nonprofit Leaders You Trust

November 23 – Water Education FundNorth Yuba Forest Partnership receives $1.13 million for forest health, wildfire resilience treatments

November 23 – Appeal DemocratNorth Yuba Forest Partnership receives funding for forest health projects

November 21 – Tahoe National ForestNorth Yuba Forest Partnership receives $1.13 million from USFS’s Fireshed Funds to plan forest health and wildfire resilience treatments in the North Yuba River watershed

November 18 – The UnionAgreement bringing $1.13 million will help plan for forest health, resiliency

November 17 – American RiversStudy shows large differences in carbon held in soils of Sierra Nevada meadows

November 6 – Red, Green and BlueCalifornia State Water Board plus conservationists sue FERC to protect Yuba and Bear River watersheds

November 1 – Daily KosState Water Board, Conservationists Sue…protect Yuba and Bear River watersheds


October 23 — The Union — Cleaning trash and finding treasure 

October 20 — The UnionPeter Burnes and Melinda Booth: Misinformation in Johansen’s mailer

October 13 — CalMatters — The devastating implications from rollbacks of the Clean Water Act

October 1 — The UnionIndependence Trail Coalition forms for phase one of rebuild 

October 1 — YubaNetOp-Ed: Linda Valente, Plastic: We can’t recycle our way out of this crisis


September 15 — Water Education FoundationProtecting South Yuba River proves challenging amidst COVID-19

September 14 — The UnionProtecting South Yuba River proves challenging amidst COVID-19

September 13 — YubaNetOp-Ed: Nick Wilcox – Our Community’s Water Future

September 2 — Appeal DemocratPotential location for water center

September 2 — YubaNet — Potential site for future water education center in Yuba County identified


August 31 — The National Law Review Hydro NewsletterFERC Declaratory Order Finding Waiver of California Section 401 Authority Challenged in Ninth Circuit

August 28 — The UnionArea, agencies, organizations partner on rehab of Independence Trail on the South Yuba River

August 28 — News BreakLocal Agencies and Organizations Partner on Rehabilitation of Independence Trail on the South Yuba River

August 27 — The UnionVolunteering for the 2020 Yuba River

August 27 — YubaNetLocal Agencies and Organizations Partner on Rehabilitation of Independence Trail on the South Yuba River

August 24 — The UnionVolunteer Hub Aug. 24-30

August 20 — Maven’s NotebookState Water Board and conservationists sue the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over Yuba and Bear River waivers of Clean Water Act Protections

August 20 — The UnionState Water Board and conservationists sue federal energy regulatory commission

August 19 — Association of California Water AgenciesYuba Water Approves $2.2 million For Communities, Organizations

August 13 — WXII12More people, more trash- Why people are having to clean up outdoor attractions

August 7 — YubaNetHank Meals: Don’t visit the South Yuba River this summer, it’s too crowded

August 6 — Bay JournalAmplifying environmental diversity through the lens of film

JULY 2020

July 25 — KCRAYuba River ‘loved to death’ by visitors amid COVID cabin fever

July 24 — CBS Sacramento —  ‘Love Yuba Like A Local’: Advocates Urge Visitors To Respect The River

July 24 — KNCOCrowding Concerns At South Yuba River Mounting

July 24 — YubaNetLoved to Death- The Yuba River and Local Communities Feel the Impact of Visitor Surge

July 23 — The UnionYuba River Safety Cohort takes action to protect community

July 21 — YubaNetWild & Scenic Going Virtual in 2021

July 14 — YubaNetNorth Yuba Forest Partnership releases interactive story map detailing unique values of North Yuba River watershed and ongoing planning efforts

July 14 — Water Education Foundation North Yuba Forest Partnership releases interactive story map detailing unique values of North Yuba River watershed and ongoing planning efforts

July 9 — KVMR Interview with Melinda Booth

July 7 — The UnionCrowds, hazards at the Yuba River

July 4 — YubaNetThis 4th of July Weekend, Love the Yuba Like a Local

July 2 — KNCOCrowding and Illegal Parking Concerns At The River

July 1 — The Union‘If you make a mistake, you’re probably going to pay for it’

July 1 — YubaNetYuba Water welcomes new General Manager Willie Whittlesey

JUNE 2020

June 26 — The UnionAshley Overhouse & Melinda Booth- A new beginning for NID

June 26 — Tahoe QuarterlyThe Yuba River: From Wild West To Wild And Scenic

June 17 — The UnionWild & Scenic 2020 tour goes virtual

June 2 — The UnionWild & Scenic Film Festival announces ‘Foodie Films’ virtual event

MAY 2020

May 28 — YubaNetWild & Scenic Film Festival announces June 5 “Foodie Films” Virtual Event

May 22 — Fox40Officials strongly urge social distancing ahead of Memorial Day weekend

May 22 — The UnionOur View – Building our community through volunteers

May 21 — The UnionHigh water, COVID-19 impact river safety for Memorial Day Weekend

May 20 — CBS SacramentoNon-Essential Travelers Asked To Stay Home This Memorial Day Weekend

May 6 — YubaNetLive video – Good to Grow workshop

May 5 — YubaNetWild & Scenic Film Festival announces May 14 “Fan Favorites” Virtual Event

May 1 — YubaNetGood to Grow Workshop on May 6

APRIL 2020

April 29 Appeal Democrat Yuba River remains unsafe for swimming

April 29 — The UnionSYRCL says the Yuba River isn’t yet safe to swim in

April 23 — The UnionSYRCL, officials say Yuba River not yet safe for swimming

April 23  — YubaNetSYRCL and Safety Officials Say Yuba River Not Yet Safe for Swimming

MARCH 2020

March 31 — Appeal Democrat — Local water organizations to receive funding awards for projects

March 25 — CDFW News — CDFW Awards $37 Million for Ecosystem and Watershed Restoration, Protection and Scientific Study Projects

March 25 — Sierra County Prospect — SYRCL News 3_25_20

March 15 — The Union — George Olive: NID needs to face ‘ugly realities’


February 25 The UnionWildfire solutions film to show at North Columbia Schoolhouse

February 9 — Podship Earth — Wild & Scenic


January 24 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 2020 award winners

January 22 — California Coastkeeper Alliance — Inspiring Action: The 2020 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 19 — The Union — Changing the world, together: Wild & Scenic Film Festival tries to spark knowledge, action to protect the environment

January 14 — The Union — Inspired activism: ‘Regenerate’ at Wild & Scenic Film Festival, running Thursday through Monday

January 13 — YubaNet — 2020 Wild and Scenic Film Festival Includes Local Films

January 12 — The Union — Volunteer Hub: Work with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 8 — Appeal Democrat — Inspiring activism at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 7 — Capitol Public Radio — 18th Annual Wild And Scenic Film Festival

January 7 — YubaNet — “Beyond the Brink: California’s Watershed” World Theatrical Debut at the 2020 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 6 — YubaNet — Documentary “Not If But When: Wildfire Solutions” screening at the Wild&Scenic Film Festival


December 5 Orion MagazineOrion Partners with the 18th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 4 — The UnionWild & Scenic Film Festival releases full lineup


November 27 — YubaNetState Water Board Report Finds No Evidence of Plume Source on Kilham Mine Road

November 26 — The UnionSYRCL, Nisenan join multi-agency effort to restore North Yuba River watershed

November 26 — The UnionNevada City Chamber of Commerce reveals annual awards 

November 15 Nevada Capitol News — The North Yuba River Forest Partnership was forged in wildfire – a groundbreaking union of governmental and non-governmental entities

November 14 — The UnionDouglas Moon: Saving the Bridgeport bridge but not done yet

November 12 — The UnionMelinda Booth and Ashley Overhouse: NID — a new step in the wrong direction

November 12 — KNCONorth Yuba Forest Partnership Launches (radio clips)

November 11 Territorial Dispatch Water Agency Partners for Forest Management

November 9 Appeal Democrat Our View: This new partnership of groups could mean that something is actually done about forest health

November 8 — Maven’s NotebookFeds undermine Clean Water Act protections – American River project center stage of national precedent

November 7 — The UnionPartnership aims to reduce wildfire risk, secure healthier, resilient forests in North Yuba River watershed

November 7 Appeal Democrat Water agency partners on forest resiliency

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

November 7 — Sierra County ProspectNewsFlash – Partners w/ Sierra County 

November 7 KCRA Unprecedented effort to combat risk of catastrophic wildfire announced (video)


October 17 KCRA Raft trip symbolizes start of Yuba County economic investment (video)

October 16 — YubaNetThe Yuba River plume event – including video

October 15 — GoodDay SacramentoSalmon Field Trip (video)

October 10 — The UnionLearn, connect, celebrate: Yuba Fest advocates stewardship of watershed

October 10 — The UnionView wild Chinook salmon on the Yuba River

October 10 Appeal Democrat Rafting

October 9 Appeal Democrat Olivehurst students embark on river rafting adventure

October 7 — YubaNetWild & Scenic Film Festival Announces Call for Art

October 4 KCRA What to know about the South Yuba River contamination

October 2 — The Union — Source of Nevada County’s South Yuba River plume remains a mystery

October 2 — The UnionNancy Baglietto: Fear, fire and homelessness

October 2 — Nevada CountyInvestigation on South Yuba River Plume Continues

October 1 —KVMR — Educationally Speaking with River Education Manager, Ray Lubitz


September 26 — The CurrentRiver Cleanup a rush for enthusiastic Bruins

September 26 — Fox40Source of Murky Plume in Yuba River May Have Been Found

September 26 KNCORiver Cleanup Sets Records Despite Health Advisory

September 26 — YubaNetPossible source of South Yuba plume identified

September 25 — California Water News DailyNevada County Issues South Yuba River No Swim Advisory, Prelim Results Show High levels of E. coli

September 24 — YubaNetYuba River Cleanup Hauls out 18,000 Pounds of Trash and Recyclables

September 23 KNCOE.coli Levels Drop Dramatically Yuba River

September 23 The Union Volunteers help keep the Yuba River clean of trash in Nevada County

September 23 — YubaNetNo Swim Advisory Continues for South Yuba River and Englebright Lake

September 23 Sacramento Bee South Yuba River still under no-swim order as Nevada Co. officials seek E. coli source

September 23 The Union No-swim advisory for Yuba River remains in effect

September 23 KNCONo-swim advisory lifted for middle fork of Yuba River

September 22 KCRA No-swim advisory lifted for middle fork of Yuba River

September 22 The Union Plume of contamination prompts no-swim advisory for South Yuba River, Englebright Lake

September 21 KCRA  No-swim advisory in place after South Yuba River turns yellow

September 21 CBS Sacramento 13No Swim Advisory Issued After ‘Dangerous’ Levels Of E. Coli Found In South Yuba River (video)

September 21 The Union No swim advisory issued for South Yuba River; E. coli found in tests

September 20 The Union Nevada County posts no-swim advisory for South Yuba River 

September 20 KNCO20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup Day Saturday

September 19 The Union Ways to take action in cleaning up camps in western Nevada County’s watersheds

September 17 Appeal Democrat Record number of volunteers expected for Saturday river cleanup

September 15 The Union Advocates: Helping western Nevada County’s homeless people takes a village

September 8 The Union A discussion on homelessness in western Nevada County and its watersheds

September 6 — YubaNetView Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

September 4 KNCOVolunteers Needed For Annual River Cleanup Day

September 2 The Union President Mark Bailey Update

September 1 The Union Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight in western Nevada County

September 1 Appeal Democrat South Yuba River Citizens League


August 30 The Union Nevada Irrigation District puts the brakes on property acquisitions

August 28 The Union The Yuba River Needs You

August 28 YubaNetVolunteer Registration Open for 22nd Yuba River Cleanup

August 19 Outside InnSouth Yuba River

JULY 2019

July 17 The UnionSafety on the go: South Yuba River Citizens League to pass out safety bandanas this weekend, summer

July 8 The UnionThe South Yuba River draws visitors every summer; officials urge they stay safe

July 5 KNCOSalmon Population Surge Uncertain For South Yuba 

JUNE 2019

June 21 Waterkeeper Alliance Yuba River Waterkeeper Fights for Clean Water Act Protections

June 11 — The Union Wild at heart: Event celebrates the South Yuba’s 20th anniversary as a Wild & Scenic River

SYRCL and Community Partners Urge Yuba River Visitors to be Safe

June 6 — The Union Community partners urge Yuba River visitors to be safe

June 5 — The Union River Ambassador season underway at the Yuba

June 5 Appeal DemocratSnowpack keeping area river streams ice cold

MAY 2019

May 30 — The UnionSYRCL brings back Wild for the Yuba

May 30 YubaNetSYRCL Celebrates Opening Day at the River

May 7 YubaNet — SYRCL Brings Back Wild for the Yuba

May 3 — The UnionSYRCL River Ambassador training session scheduled

APRIL 2019

Melinda Booth, Executive Director features SYRCL’s new Strategic Plan

April 28 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League unveils five-year strategic plan at annual ‘State of the Yuba’

April 26 — The UnionWater, water, everywhere: High river flows expected through June

April 24 Water Education FoundationThe State of the Yuba River 2019

April 23 YubaNetNevada County STEAM Expo 2019 in Review

April 23 KNCO — State of the Yuba Presentation Wednesday (listen)

April 19 — The Union — River groups accuse Nevada Irrigation District of trying to circumvent federal law

April 19 YubaNetState of the Yuba Celebrates the South Yuba’s 20th Year as a Wild & Scenic River

April 18 Appeal DemocratSonoma County education center impresses Yuba Water Agency

April 18 — The UnionFrom the Sierra to the sea: Wild & Scenic Film Festival heads to San Francisco

April 16 — KNCO — Yuba River Still Dangerous Over Spring Break (listen)

April 13 YubaNetSpring Break: River Ambassadors Prepare for High Water at the River

April 12 — The UnionRiver ambassadors prepare for high water weekend

April 11 The UnionCannabis grow ordinance advances to Nevada County Board of Supervisors

April 1 — KNCO — SYRCL Accuses NID Of Eluding Clean Water Act

MARCH 2019

March 31 — The Union — Scotch broom busters: SYRCL hosts Scotch Broom Challenge

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

March 27 — The UnionSYRCL receives funding for forest health partnership in the Yuba River watershed

March 26 — KNCO — SYRCL Gets More Forest Health Planning Money (listen)

March 25 Appeal Democrat — State grants funding for Yuba watershed coordinator positions

March 22 — YubaNet — SYRCL receives funding for Forest Health Partnership in the Yuba River Watershed

March 21 — YubaNet — State Issues Nearly $2 Million in Grants to Build Local Capacity to Protect and Restore State Forests

March 14 KCRA  Foothill river conditions beautiful, but dangerous


February 28  — YubaNet — SYRCL to Nevada County: ‘Prioritize Yuba Watershed Protections in Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance’

February 24 — The Union — Mutual admiration society

February 8 — YubaNet — Community Leaders Gather for Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting

February 8 — Appeal Democrat — A plan for the Yuba Watershed

February 5 — Yuba Water Agency — Yuba Water Agency continues emphasis on healthy forests with $235k grant for watershed coordinator


January 31 — The Union — ‘Music in the key of science:’ Young Composers present New Songs for Midwinter Concert Saturday

January 25 — YubaNet — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 2019 Award Winners

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

January 23 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District puts brakes on its Raw Water Master Plan update

January 21 — The Union — Nevada County gathers for all-day ‘Love Walk 2’

January 20 — YubaNet — “Love Walk 2: A Festival” celebrates community on MLK Day

January 17 — KNCO — Wild and Scenic Film Festival In Town

January 16 — The Union — Athletes to make appearance at Wild & Scenic

January 15 — KVMR — Educationally Speaking with  Education Manager, Rachel Lubitz, and past intern Aiden Keller

January 15 — YubaNet — Wild & Scenic Film Festival offers close up views of the environment and amazing adventures Jan. 17-21

January 15 The Union — We can do better’ — Love Walk 2 set for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Grass Valley

January 14 — Appeal Democrat — Wonder Plant Woman: brings awareness

January 10 — Environment News Science — Wild & Scenic Films Inspire Future Leaders

January 2 — Appeal Democrat — Story of the Year A decade later for historic Yuba River Accord


December 27 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 150 award-winning films to be featured

December 21 — Appeal Democrat — A hope for Yuba River salmon

December 21 — CDFW News — CDFW Awards $4.2 Million for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant Projects

December 17 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 150 award-winning environmental, adventure films to be featured Jan. 17-2

December 17 Auburn Journal — Another View: New NID Board should stop spending money on Centennial dam

December 2 — The Union — Public chimes in on issues at Plan for Water workshop


November 18 — Appeal Democrat — Salmon Expert Visits YES Charter Academy

November 14 — YubaNet — SYRCL sends Notice to NID for violations of the Brown Act

November 14 — The Union — Nevada County water board votes to rescind controversial dam resolution

November 9 — Auburn Journal — Another View: Concerns fester surrounding Centennial Dam

November 1 — The Union — Yuba Bear Watershed Council to hold educational workshop


October 29 — The Union — Results of Sierra College meadow restoration study are in

October 14 — The Union — Syd Brown NID’s sham of a ‘special meeting’

October 12 — Auburn Journal — Centennial Dam spending fixed at $2M a year

October 11 — Water Education Foundation — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year

October 11 — YubaNet — Commentary Pulling the curtain back on NID’s ‘compromise’ resolution re Centennial

October 11 — Mavens Notebook — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year 

October 10 — YubaNet — NID Board votes to limit capital plan funding for proposed Centennial Dam to $2 million a year

October 10 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year

October 9 — KNCO — Centennial Work Stoppage Request at NID Meeting

October 9 — KNCO — NID Board Rejects Centennial Suspension Resolution

October 9 — The Union — SYRCL’s Booth keynote speaker at Yuba Fest 2018

October 7 — The Union — NID to review SYRCL call to delay work on Centennial Dam

October 4 — YubaNet — SYRCL Statement on Nevada Irrigation District’s Special Board Meeting on October 9


September 26 — The Union — NID to discuss Centennial Dam moratorium

September 26 — The Union — NID to hold special meeting about Centennial Dam

September 17 – KNCO – Cleanup results with Geoff Flynn

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

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

September 13 — KNCO — SYRCL’s Yuba River Cleanup Day Saturday

September 12 — YubaNet — SYRCL recognized by Nevada County BOS ahead of Yuba River cleanup

September 12 — The Union — Cleanup and party down by the river — South Yuba River Citizens League celebrates 21st annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 10 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League celebrates 21st Annual Yuba River Cleanup 

September 9 — The Union — Lew Sitzer: In-depth info on the Centennial Dam

September 6 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District Oks $118K to pay consultant


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August 31 — The Union —Our View: Communication fail on Centennial Dam

August 23 — The Union — Water district releases independent audit of Centennial Dam project

August 23 — The Union — Hidden Gem: Bear River Recreation

August 22 — KNCO — Another Centennial Dam Audit Released

August 7 — The Union — Volunteer registration open for Yuba River Cleanup

August 1 — The Union — Groups including SYRCL compile letter to feds supporting salmon, river conditions

August 1 — Appeal Democrat — Organizers seek volunteers for annual Yuba River Cleanup

JULY 2018

July 27  YubaNet — Impacts and Alternatives: The Dam Story – Film Screenings and panel discussion on Aug. 1

July 25 — The Union — Special Wild & Scenic Film Festival screening

July 25 — The Union — Grass Valley’s Wolf Creek trail system work goes out to bid

July 20 — The Union — Nonprofits, government agencies work together to increase South Yuba River safety

July 10 — WaterDeeply — On the Yuba River, Climate Change Means It’s Time for a Dam Makeover

July 8 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League offering River Ambassador training

July 1 — Truckee Donner Land Trust — Restoring Van Norden Meadow

JUNE 2018

June 13 — The Union — Sounds inspired by nature: Young Composers Project concert Saturday in Grass Valley

June 12 — YubaNet — Nevada City’s Inn Town Campground Joins with Yuba Bus to Offer Campers Transportation to the Yuba River

June 11 — GoNevadaCounty — Why is Vanity Fair Interested in the Yuba Watershed?

June 10 — The Union — SYRCL featured in Vanity Fair Magazine

June 8 — KNCO — SYRCL Featured in Vanity Fair Article

June 8 — Vanity Fair— Inside the Battle to Save California’s Water

Melinda Booth and SYRCL, along with nine other California Coastkeeper groups, are featured in the most recent edition of Vanity Fair. “Inside the Battle to Save California’s Water.”  In the Summer edition, released June 6, reporter Bruno Navasky explores local Californians’ fight for protecting our most important resource—water.

MAY 2018

May 29 — The Union — Opening Day

May 27  YubaNet — SYRCL Celebrates Opening Day at the River

May 15  YubaNet — SYRCL Invites Community Members to Become River Ambassadors – Training on May 16

May 14 — The Union — SYRCL recruiting community members as River Ambassadors

May 4 — The Union — NID’s Centennial Dam project declared ineligible for state funding

May 4 — The Union — Biological survey set for Nevada City trail on Sunday

May 4 — KNCO — BioBlitz Sunday

May 1 — KNCO — NID Seeks Public Help In Charting Water Future

APRIL 2018

April 30  Wild Hope Magazine — A Wild Hope

April 30  YubaNet — BioBlitz at Cascade Canal / Orene Weatherall Trail on Sunday, May 6

April 25 — NRDC Blog — What Can Happen When NEPA Is Ignored The Oroville Dam

April 18 — KNCO — SYRCL’s State of the Yuba Event Tonight

April 18 — The Union — Know Your Watershed Week scheduled for end of April in western Nevada County

April 13 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League to host State of the Yuba event

April 12  YubaNet — STATE of the YUBA Invites the Community to Take Action for the River

April 12 — The Union — State of the Yuba Event celebrates volunteers and major milestones for South Yuba River Citizen League

April 11 — The Union — SYRCL youth science program applications due April 30

April 6 — The Union — Peter Van Zant: Centennial Dam: A long road ahead

MARCH 2018

March 11 — The Union — Brains of Nevada County quiz night raises money for SYRCL scholarship

March 8— Tahoe Quarterly — Mending a Meadow


February 21 — Fox40 — Lawmakers Urge Water Commission to Fund Storage Projects

February 21 — The Union — Anti-dam activists rally in Sacramento to show opposition to NID’s Centennial reservoir

February 15  — The Union — Rachel Hutchinson & Melinda:  Booth Water Conservation Makes Sense

February 2 — The Union — State funding unlikely for Centennial Dam?


January 15  The Union — For the love of the Wild and Scenic

January 12  The Union — Wild and Scenic Film Festival kicks off 16th year (VIDEO)

January 12  YubaNet — Wild & Scenic Film Festival draws filmmakers, world adventurers and environmentalists to Foothills

January 10  The Union — Study focuses on restoring Yuba River, with $97M worth of proposals identified

January 10  The Union — Helping heal Mother Earth — Wild & Scenic Film Festival back in Nevada City, Grass Valley Jan. 11-15 (VIDEO)

January 10  Capital Public Radio  Insight with Beth Ruyak: Wild & Scenic Film Festival Returns With ‘Mary Janes’ Documentary


December 26 — The Union — NID describes Centennial’s environmental, recreational benefits

December 26 — YubaNet — Keepin’ It Wild & Scenic SYRCL Presents the 16th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 19 — YubaNet — Nevada County Green Party Opposes NID Centennial Dam

December 13 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 135 environmental and adventure films

December 7 — SierraLiving — A River Runs Through Us

December 5 — YubaNet — Op-Ed | Tanner Huntley: Save Our River

December 4 — The Union — NID bargains with Centennial Dam opponents


November 27 — News from the U.S. Forest Service — Partner of the Year announced

November 16 — The Union — John Volz: Lack of transparency, poor decisions by NID

November 3 — The Union — NID, SYRCL dispute the ‘facts’ about Centennial Dam


October 30 — The Union — With an eye toward water NID SYRCL discuss meetings on video

October 27 — YubaNet — NID Now Livestreaming Board of Directors Meetings, Major Victory for Citizens of the Nevada Irrigation District

October 16 — YubaNet — Salmon Tours are back – View Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

October 10 — The Union — Tahoe National Forest purchases 732 acres of South Yuba River headwaters


September 22 — YubaNet — South Yuba River Citizen’s League Executive Director Honored at Appreciation Dinner

September 21 — Mercury News — Group that issued 2005 warning still wants full emergency spillway at Oroville Dam

September 20 — KRCRNews — Groups warned of Oroville Dam emergency spillway failure years ago

September 17 — The Union — 14,000 pounds of trash pulled from Nevada County waterways by nearly 900 SYRCL volunteers

September 19 — KQED — Coalition Reopens Fight for Improved Emergency Spillway at Oroville Dam

September 19 — Chico Enterprise Record — Group that issued 2005 warning still wants full emergency spillway at Oroville Dam

September 17 — The Union — SYRCL volunteers take to the waterways for 20th annual cleanup

September 17 — YubaNet — SYRCL Rallies People Power for its 20th Annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 15 — The Union — SYRCL names Melinda Booth as new executive director

September 15 — The Union — Volunteers gather at the river — and the streams — for 20th Yuba River Cleanup

September 15 — KNCO — Trash to be Removed from Yuba River Saturday

September 13 — The Union — NID reviews Centennial funding application, begins video recording

September 11 — Outside Inn Blog — Yuba River Cleanup

September 9 — Nevada City Advocate — Tons of fun at annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 6 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League celebrates 20th annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 4 — The Union — Course offered on salmon and steelhead in the Sierra


August 29 — The Union — Obituary of Phillip Denney Brown

August 28 — KNCO — SYRCL Looking For Cleanup Volunteers

August 25 — The Union — Tahoe National Forest, SYRCL partner on Loney Meadow restoration

August 21 — The Union — Agriculture is a major factor of life

August 20 — YubaNet — Graffiti vandalism at Purdon Crossing

August 10 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District applies for Centennial Dam funding

August 10 — Chico Enterprise Record —Letter seeking Oroville Dam licensing delay goes to FERC

August 2 — The Union — SYRCL hopes to name new executive director at cleanup event in September

JULY 2017

July 24 — YubaNet — Peter Van Zant Op-Ed | Be Skeptical of NID Scare Tactics

July 16 — ABC10 — Yuba River Ambassadors educate on safety, keeping area clean

July 16 — The Union — Bob Branstrom Op-Ed | More than transparency

July 5 — USFWS — Work on Yuba River’s Hammon Bar earns high honors

JUNE 2017

June 23 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District to discuss best practice for video footage

June 24 — SacramentoBee — With record-setting Sierra runoff, officials warn to stay away from Yuba River

June 24 — CBSSacramento — Stay Out Of The River: Officials Warn Cold, Fast Yuba Waters Not Fit For Swimming

June 23 — KCRA3 — Skip the dip Dangerous runoff claims 19 lives in California rivers

June 23 — The Union — What’s the rush SYRCL urges rivergoers to be patient while snow melts

June 20 — KNCO — SYRCL Director Leaving

June 13 — The Union — John Regan: The high cost of Centennial Dam

June 6 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces theme and calls for entries

June 2 — The Union — Earles of Newtown featured at Wild for the Yuba event Sunday

MAY 2017

May 24 — The Union — SYRCL announces opening day at the river

May 11 — Auburn Journal — Another View: NID needs to re-think Centennial Dam

May 8 — The Union — Ricki Heck: Transparency at NID takes another step backwards

May 3 — The Union — Supporters, opponents of Centennial Dam spar at forum

APRIL 2017

April 30 — The Union — Workshop focuses on environmentally friendly cannabis cultivation

April 29 — The Union — Mark Schaefer: Now is the time to forge ahead, not slow down, on cannabis in Nevada County

April 27 — The Union — Homeowner potentially affected by Centennial project searches for answers

April 25 — Elk Grove News — CSPA and Other Groups Request Release of Information, Public Involvement at Oroville

April 21 — KQED — Coalition Asks Feds to Lift Secrecy Shrouding Oroville Spillway Project

April 20 — The Union — The South Yuba River Citizens League Hosts The State Of The Yuba

April 20 — The Union — Chuck Jaffee Film Festival Reprise Keeps on Giving

April 19 — Sacramento Bee — Groups demand transparency on Oroville Dam spillway repairs

April 18 — KNCO — Annual State of the Yuba at Peace Lutheran Church

April 18 — Sacramento Bee — Expert performed autopsy on Oroville spillway collapse

April 13 — YubaNet — Renewed requests for live streaming video, increased transparency at NID

April 13 — YubaNet — Conservation Groups to Army Corps Centennial Dam Puts Too Much at Risk – Seek Alternatives

April 12 — The Union — Nevada County water is clear, but customers want it transparent

April 9 — Sacramento Bee — Taking rivers for granted, then seeing water from a different angle

MARCH 2017

March 18  — The Union — Brian Hamilton: NID directors not ready for prime time?

March 16 — KNCO — SYRCL Salmon Expert Discusses Declining Population

March 13 — KNCO — Centennial Dam Watchdog Activist Summit Tonight

March 11 — The Union — Know Your Nonprofit: South Yuba River Citizens League

March 11 — The Union — Proposed Centennial Dam project takes center stage at League of Women Voters event

March 8 — YubaNet — No video or live streaming of NID meetings despite public requests

March 7 — YubaNet — Legislative landgrab letter postponed by NID committee

March 6 — Record Searchlight — Ignored Oroville warning raises quake questions

March 3 — The Union — Vince Haughey: Living the dream

March 3 — Sacramento News & Review — Dams if they do Oroville’s near-disaster underscores risk to California’s aging infrastructure

March 2 — The Union — Crowd fills ballroom for Centennial Dam meeting in Grass Valley


February 27 — The Union — Public meetings set for this week on Centennial Dam project

February 14 — Mercury News — What is happening at the Oroville Dam?

February 13 — PBS News Hour — Precarious Oroville Dam highlights challenges of California water management

February 13 — News York Times — In Peril at Oroville Dam, a Parable on Infrastructure

February 13 — CNN — Oroville Dam California officials ignored warnings a decade ago

February 13 — Sacramento Bee — Spillway threat asserted: A state agency seeks relicensing to run Oroville Dam, but a challenge sees design flaws (this story was originally published on November 27, 2005)

February 12 — Mercury News — OrovilleDam: Feds and State Officials Ignored Warnings 12 Years Ago

February 11 — FishSniffer — Lake Oroville surges over emergency spillway for first time in history

February 10 — California Water Research — Briefing: Oroville’s Unarmored Auxiliary Spillway Major Risks

February 8 — KNCO — SYRCL Wild And Scenic Film Festival Boosts Local Economy (PDF)

February 2 — The Union — Peter Van Zant- There are alternatives to the Centennial Dam


January 16 — The Union — Hilary Hodge: At the Edge, indeed

January 15 — Outside Inn Blog — Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 13 — The Union — Nevada City’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival turns 15

January 13 — The Union — Gov. Brown’s budget proposal includes Combie cleanup, Bridgeport facelift

January 12 — The Union — ‘Voice of the Bear River’ to be shown at Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 11 — The Union — Skeptics of Centennial Dam project address Nevada Irrigation District board

January 9 — Water Deeply — New California Dam Proposed to Combat Climate Change Concerns

January 6 — YubaNet — Wild & Scenic Film Festival Brings Iconic Poet and Artist Together

January 4 — Appeal-Democrat — Public comment sought for lower Yuba River restoration


December 27 — The Union — Caleb Dardick Boardman wrong on Dahle support for state parks

December 21 — Rocklin & Roseville Today — 15+ Films Slated for Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 8 — YubaNet — Info meeting in Smartsville on Yuba restoration project below Englebright Dam

December 8 — Mt. Shasta News — Wild and Scenic Film Festival On Tour Dec. 10 in Weed

December 7 — NUVONewsweekly — The Indiana Forest Alliance hosts a film festival to inspire protection of the Midwest

December 2 — Greensboro News and Record — Community Briefs

December 1 — The Gazette-Virginian — Basin group gearing up for Wild & Scenic Film Festival and Auction on Saturday in Danville


November 10 — The Union — Seed screens Sunday at SYRCL fundraiser

November 10 — The Union — Nisenan Heritage Day continues for 7th year at Sierra College

November 10 — Nevada City Chamber — Save the Date for SYRCL’s 15th Anniversary Wild & Scenic Film Festival


October  28 — The Union — Several Groups Oppose Centennial Reservoir Project on Bear River

October 25 — YubaNet — Conservation Groups Protest Water Rights for Centennial Dam

October 13 — The Union — Laura Gerhart: Friends of Purdon awarded grant from California State Parks Foundation

October 13 — The Union — SYRCL tour offers view of wild Chinook salmon in our own backyard

October 13 — California Coastkeeper Alliance — From Sierra to Sea: Bringing the Mountain Perspective to Coastkeeper Alliance


September 26 — Appeal Democrat — After clearing out Horseshoe area, next up is the old Hollywood Trailer Park

September 23 — Folsom Telegraph — Fee Free Day on Tahoe National Forest Encourages Outdoor Exploration

September 23 — YubaNet — Supervisor Weston, Save Our Bridge Campaign Committee, and SYRCL meet with CA Department of Parks & Recreation Director on Bridgeport Bridge Restoration Project

September 18 — Appeal Democrat — Cleanup Effort Targets Confluence

September 18 — The Union — SYRCL Rallies Record Number of Volunteers for its 19th Cleanup

September 18 — Jeff Peline’s Sierra Foothills Report — SYRCL’s River Cleanup draws record volunteers

September 16 — Fox 40 News — Hundreds of Volunteers to Clean Up Debris Left Along Yuba River by Homeless Residents

September 11 — Appeal Democrat — $2 million project proposed to restore Yuba River floodplain

September 5 — YubaNet — The Return of Journey of the Salmonid

September 5 — Appeal Democrat — Volunteers Needed for River Cleanup

September 4 — Appeal Democrat — Yuba River Restoration Project Could Increase Populations


August 21 — YubaNet — Caleb Dardick: Loving the Yuba to Death

August 10 — YouTubeKVMR — State of Emergency in the Yuba Canyon-Townhall Meeting

August 8 — YubaNet — Communication, Access, Fuels, and Funding emerge as major issues for Yuba Canyon

August 8 — The Union — Officials tackle issues of access, communication at town hall meeting about fire in Yuba River Canyon

August 2 — YubaNet — Yuba Fire reveals a systemic problem in the Yuba River Canyon Campfires

JULY 2016

July 1 — Appeal Democrat — PROFILE: SYRCL Water Education Program Aims to Inform Youth

July 18 — ABC 7 News — UC Berkeley Testing Ecosystem by Cutting Down Trees in Sierra

July 29 — Auburn Journal — Films for a Cause: Striving for a Cleaner, Quieter World

JUNE 2016

June 29 — The Union — Malakoff Diggins Solar Electric Project a go in Governor’s Signed Budget

June 17 — The Union — Strong Hopes for Governor Approval of Solar Project at Malakoff Diggins

June 17 — The Union — Nevada County will Continue Lobbying Efforts for Bridgeport

June 3 — The Union — Wild for the Yuba party to benefit SYRCL

June 1 — The Union — Malakoff Diggins solar project advances; officials keep working on Bridgeport Covered Bridge

MAY 2016

May 27 — The Union — Opening day at the Yuba River today

May 26 — Outside Inn Blog — Wild for the Yuba

May 25 — The Union — Fish advisories posted during first ‘Fishing for Fun; A Family Affair’ event

May 23 — YubaNet — Wild for the Yuba – Auction, Beer & Wine Tasting and Dance Party to Benefit SYRCL

May 23 — The Union — Youth art showcased at Art Works Gallery in Grass Valley

May 13 — US Army Corps of Engineers — Yuba River preservation group shares experience with Corps

May 11 — The Union — Fishing for Fun

May 10 — YubaNet — On May 21 Fishing for Fun A Family Affair

APRIL 2016

April 25 — Appeal Democrat — More funds sought for Bridgeport Covered Bridge restoration

April 22 — The Union — Lawsuit filed over Yuba River fishery

April 20 — SFChronicle — Environmental Films for Earth Day

April 20 — The Union — HitHard04202016_union_hithard

April 19 — The Union — Foothills Water Network submits 33page public comment about NID’s Centennial Reservoir project

April 18 — SFChronicle — Environmental films for Earth Day at Fort Mason

April 14 — YubaNet — Celebrate the river with SYRCL at State of the Yuba

April 13 — Appeal Democrat — Yuba River relicensing Big numbers, big project

April 6 — USAToday — Wild VAs Wont Pipe Down to screen in Staunton

April 1 — The Union — Hank Weston Teamwork

April 1 — Appeal Democrat — The goldfields A tale of two legacies

MARCH 2016

March 29 — KNCO — SYRCL Now Part Of Worldwide Waterkeeper Alliance

March 25 — YubaNet — SYRCL Named Yuba River Waterkeeper

March 22 — KNCO — SYRCL Downplays Salmon Revival Reports

March 17 — Friends Of The River — Fish Don’t Drive… Yuba Salmon Deserve Better!  Friends of the River

March 16 — The Union — Nevada County Closes San Juan Ridge Mine Application

March 14 — Auburn Journal — On Tour Wild & Scenic Film Festival Showing Saturday in Auburn

March 10 — The Union — NID hears from supporters, detractors of Centennial Reservoir at scoping meeting

March 10 — The Union — Cannabis cultivation workshop planned to protect South Yuba River

March 10 — KNCO — SYRCL Has Misgivings About Centennial Reservoir

March 9 — YubaNet — Cannabis Cultivation Workshop Planned to Protect Yuba River

March 8 — The Union — SYRCL’s “Growing Green for the Yuba” Workshop Returns March 19th

March 7 — Sacramento Connect — 2016 Scotch Broom Challenge Doom on Broom!

March 2 — The Union — NID Seeks Community Input

March 2  — Appeal Democrat — Push on for new reservoir on Bear River in Nevada County

March 1 — American Rivers — Greenhouse Gas Monitoring in the Sierra Nevada


February 24 — The Union — Nevada City Council approves funds for economic development

February 20 — Appeal Democrat — Invasive Mudsnails found in Yuba River

February 18 — PostBulletin — Greenspace Festival films explore water issues

February 17 — Appeal Democrat — Group criticizes salmon transport plan

February 12 — Sierra Foothills Report — SYRCL’s “Growing Green for the Yuba” presentation on March 19

February 11 — The Union — Bear Yuba Land Trust Honors Conservationists Janet Cohen and David Lawler

February 4 — The Daily Northwestern — Film Festival Seeks to Inspire Environmental Activism

wild-and-scenic-film-festival-pumps-local-businessJANUARY 2016

January 30 — The Citizen — Wild and Scenic Festival Coming to Plymouth

January 22 — YubaNet — Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) Service Members Help Remove Five Acres of Invasive Species for Martin Luther King Day

January 14 — The Union — Wild and Scenic Film Festival pumps local business

January 14 — The Union — Salmon Advocates Petition Gov. Brown

January 14 — YubaNet — WSFF: Here and Now Presents Healing Story of Tribal, Open Space Partnership

January 14 — The Sacramento Bee — Grass Valley, Nevada City host Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 14 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival brings environmental activist home

January 13 — Sierra Foothills Report — Yuba Blue Tails Trails

January 10 — KNCO — SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film Festival Jan. 14-18

January 4 — Appeal Democrat — Public comment sought for lower Yuba River restoration

November 2015

November 20 — KNCO CHP helicopters to lift 4 cargo nets of garbage from the Yuba

November 9 — CapRadio Group teaches cannabis growers about environmental impacts

November 5 — Appeal DemocratInput varies for Yuba River restoration study 

November 2 — Appeal DemocratPublic’s input sought for $3M Yuba River study 

October 2015

October 30 — The UnionCrowd turns out for Yuba River meeting

October 29 — Appeal Democrat Drought devastates salmon

October 26 — YubaNetShow up & speak out for wild Yuba salmon at upcoming public meetings 

October 26 — Appeal DemocratOur View: There’s decades of work to do on the Lower Yuba River 

October 25 — Appeal DemocratGive your opinion on ecosystem restoration 

October 8 — The Union South Yuba River Citizens League offers raft tours to view wild chinook salmon

October 5 — The UnionOur View: Being the change we want to see in our Nevada County community

September 2015

September 29 — Appeal Democrat Drought Watch: No relief for Yuba River senior rights holders

September 22 — The Union736 volunteers participate in 18th annual Yuba River Cleanup 

September 21 — The Union Community members collaborate to clean up Yuba River 

September 18 — The UnionSection of Idaho-Maryland closed today for cleanup 

September 18 — The UnionOur View: Can Nevada County come together to make our community fire safe

September 17 — The UnionCommunity comes together for 18th annual Yuba River Cleanup

August 2015

August 20 — The Union Merchants of Doubt: Who’s paying climate change deniers

August 14 — The UnionProtecting the legacy: New friends group for Malakoff Diggins is born

August 12 — The UnionRep. Doug LaMalfa opposes Iran deal, critiques global warming in Grass Valley town hall

August 7 — The Union Environmental artwork entries sought for 2016 Wild & Scenic Film Fest in Nevada City, Grass Valley

August 4 — Sacramento BeeRemoving dam won’t save Yuba salmon

July 2015

July 28 — Appeal DemocratSalmon numbers ‘alarming’ in Yuba River

July 22 — Sacramento Bee The wrong way to save salmon on the Yuba

July 21 — YubaNetYuba spring-run salmon count indicates a record low

July 15 — The UnionLocal lakes, reservoirs now a little safer

July 14 — Appeal Democrat — Mercury information posted at lakes, reservoirs

July 14 — The UnionHeidi Hall: Is it time to get tough on river visitors

July 9 — Appeal Democrat$3M Yuba River study begins

June 2015

June 26 — The UnionToxic Legacy

June 13 — The UnionJack Sanchez: We don’t need any more dams

June 10 — The UnionGrass Valley Council approves funding for film festival

June 4 — The UnionGet ‘Wild for the Yuba’ with dance party Saturday

May 2015

May 29 — The UnionNo better time to hit a trail

May 23 — The UnionState provides funds for research, meadow restoration 

May 21 — The UnionSouth Yuba River Citizens League board rejects ‘trap and haul’ plan for Yuba River salmon

May 12 — The UnionGrass Valley Council to appoint planning commissioners, review funding requests

May 10 — Appeal DemocratOur View: Upper Yuba deal provides room for everyone to breathe

May 8 — YubaNetSYRCL Opposes Plan to Truck Salmon to and from the North Yuba River

May 8 — Appeal DemocratNew pact to aid Yuba River salmon

May 1 — The Union — CDFW to provide $567K to study carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas benefit

April 2015

April 20 — The UnionLocal brew to support salmon recovery 

April 20 — The UnionKnow your nonprofit: South Yuba River Citizens League 

April 20 — The UnionGreen light on for restoration phase at Bridgeport Historic Covered Bridge in Nevada County

April 9 — YubaNetSYRCL wants to hear from you! (Win Film Fest passes)

April 8 — The UnionEarth Day celebration April 20 

March 2015

March 23 — The UnionNC Citizen’s Academy graduates first class 

March 23 — The UnionGrowing green: Workshop touts sustainable pot 

March 11 — YubaNetYuba Bear Watershed Council presents The Future of Ground Water in Nevada County

March 7 — The UnionWorkshop focuses on sustainable cannabis cultivation

February 2015

February 25 — The UnionGrass Valley, culturally rich

February 20 — YubaNetSYRCL Update on Re-licensing of Dams on the South and Middle Yuba Rivers

February 19 — Appeal DemocratPower outage kills Chinook

February 18 — The UnionVolunteer rafting guides needed for salmon education on Yuba River

February 6 — Appeal Democrat Judge rejects $571,000 in fees for attorneys

January 2015

January 19 — The Union — Films inspire, delight more than 5,000 at Wild & Scenic Film Fest in Nevada County

January 15 —Sacramento BeeNevada City’s Wild & Scenic films traverse summits and sand 

January 12 — The Union — Gold mine lands on tap for workshop Sunday at Wild & Scenic Film Fest

January 10 — The UnionLocal color, short shorts at Festival


September 4 — The UnionBreaking ground on Bridgeport bridge restoration

September 2 —The Union — River watch_ SYRCL’s river ambassadors promote preservation


August 31 — The UnionSYRCL’s story, from the beginning

August 29 — The UnionNID board OKs Banner water project

August 24 — The UnionRetired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Nevada County

August 22 — YubaNetSchedule a Free “Great Water Mystery” Water Conservation Assembly for Your School Today

August 18 — Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothills Report — Progress: Bridgeport Covered Bridge stabilization begins on September 2

August 13 — Outside Inn BlogSouth Yuba River, Washington

August 7 — YubaNetWater thefts in North San Juan – A Growing Problem (video)

August 4 — The UnionElected officials helped save Bridgeport

August 4 — Jeff Pelline’s Sierra Foothills ReportThe Union columnist Boardman spanked for ignorance on “Save Our Bridge” campaign

JULY 2014

July 29 — The UnionCreek north of downtown Nevada City goes dry

July 28 — The Union Officials lead from behind in Bridgeport rescue effort

July 17 — The UnionDammed if you do; Dammed if you don’t

July 10 — The Union‘DamNation’ screening to benefit SYRCL

July 8 — The UnionJoin the Yuba’s “Neighborhood Watch”

July 7 — YubaNetArtists invited to submit original art for use as official artwork for the 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

July 1 — YubaNetCaleb Dardick: Join the Yuba’s “Neighborhood Watch” 

JUNE 2014

June 27 — Sacramento BeeState budget includes money to restore Bridgeport Covered Bridge

June 25 — The UnionBear Yuba Land Trust acquires 2,707 acres for $3.25M

June 25 — Sierra Foothills ReportRice’s Crossing: Six miles of Yuba River purchased by Bear Yuba Land Trust

June 20 — YubaNetSave Our Bridge: Governor Brown Approves Full Funding for Bridgeport Covered Bridge

June 20 — The UnionFunding OK’d to restore Bridgeport Covered Bridge

June 20 — Sierra FoodWineArt “A Wild Life” is theme for 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

June 20 — Sierra FoodWineArtGovernor Brown approves full funding for Bridgeport Covered Bridge

June 14 — The UnionReading the river: Immersion camps geared to help keep adventurers safe

June 12 — Outside Inn BlogSouth Yuba River

June 12 — Nevada City Chamber of CommerceSYRCL Save Our Aspens Event Jun 21

June 12 — YubaNetSean Anderson recipient of 2014 Laura Wilcox Scholarship:13 year tradition of rewarding outstanding students in the memory of Laura Wilcox

June 10 — CBS 13Watch Where You Step: Foothills Trail Looking For Creative Solution To Dog Poop On Hiking Trails

June 10 —YubaNetDog Poop Sign Contest – May the best sign win:  BYLT and SYRCL Launch Sign Contest to Bring Awareness to Dog Waste on Trails

June 9 — KNCOBYLT and SYRCL Launch “Poop” Project

June 9 — YubaNetBook Reception on June 25: Local Author Dedicates Book to SYRCL: Swimming Into Sunsets: Writing & Photographs Inspired by the Yuba River

June 9 — The UnionSign contest to bring awareness to dog waste on local trails

June 6 — KAHISouth Yuba River Citizens league Issues call to Action to Save Historic Bridge

June 5 — YubaNetCommunity Urged to Send Letters to Governor in Final Push to Save Our Bridge

June 5 — The UnionNevada County community urged to send governor letters in final push to ‘Save Our Bridge’

June 4 — The UnionBenefit to support SYRCL programs, restore wild salmon

June 3 — The UnionApplication to reopen San Juan Ridge Mine put on hold

MAY 2014

May 30 — The UnionA ranger’s ranger: Don Schmidt retires from State Parks after 32 years

May 30 — The UnionLocal writer releases new digital book about Yuba River

May 26 — The UnionOpening day at the Yuba River

May 23 — Calaveras EnterpriseWild and Scenic is an asset

May 22 — KVMRSYRCL’s Wild for the Yuba Tasting and Auction Experience

May 21 — The UnionSaturday is opening day for Yuba River

May 18 — The Appeal-DemocratNew opinion: Englebright safe

May 16 — The UnionFisheries service reverses position on Englebright dam

May 15 — YubaNetNew Yuba River e-book by Pamela Biery available at iTunes: Swimming Into Sunsets: Writing & Photographs Inspired by the Yuba River

May 15 — Sierra FoodWineArtNew Yuba River e-book available at iTunes

May 15 — The Appeal-DemocratFisheries changes course on dams

May 14 — YubaNetFederal Fish Agency Reverses Direction on Army Corps’ Responsibility for Dams’ Impacts on Salmon

May 13 — The UnionRainbow’s End_ A life-long passion for baking lights a new path

May 4 — The Appeal-DemocratGroup reports on ‘State of the Yuba’

APRIL 2014

April 28 — The UnionSYRCL reports on ‘State of the Yuba’ to packed house

April 24 — The UnionThe volunteer who keeps 35,000 CDs in alphabetical order

April 23 — The UnionSubcommittee supports full funding to restore Bridgeport covered bridge

April 23 — YubaNetAssembly Budget Subcommittee supports full funding to Restore Bridgeport Covered Bridge

April 23 — Sierra Foothills ReportState lawmakers agree to fund Bridgeport Bridge renovation and reopening

April 23 — Deseret NewsWild & Scenic Film Festival features funny, inspirational and poignant work

April 23 — Go Nevada CountyState lawmakers clear way for reopening Bridgeport Bridge

April 21 — KNCO — State of the Yuba River Address

April 21 — Outside Inn BlogButtermilk Bend Trail, South Yuba River

April 20 — World Fish Migration DayEvents – Yuba River Ambassadors

April 18 — The Park RecordSummit Land Conservancy brings Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Park City

April 18 — The UnionSYRCL celebrates Earth Day with ‘State of the Yuba’

April 18 — Grass Valley Chamber of CommerceBridgeport action, State of the Yuba and River Ambassadors

April 17 — The UnionEarth: We’re all in it together this Earth Day

April 16 — YubaNetMore Precious than Gold: Free Film & Panel Discussion on the Proposed San Juan Ridge Mine Today

April 15 — YubaNetRSVP Volunteer Opportunities

April 15 — Nevada City Chamber of Commerce FREE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

April 14 — Sierra FoodWineArtInvest in Arts and Heritage in the Sierra Foothills

April 12 — YubaNetUpdate on Bridgeport Bridge Funding

April 11 — The UnionNevada County leaders to lobby again for Bridgeport Bridge

April 11 — The UnionSYRCL to host Earth Day event

April 11 — Go Nevada CountySYRCL presents State of the Yuba

April 11 — Nevada City Chamber of Commerce“State of the Yuba” Event April 22

April 10 — The UnionClimate change film to be preview

April 10 — The Sheridan Press Wild and Scenic Film Festival Wed.

April 10 — YubaNetSYRCL’s “State of the Yuba” Event is on Earth Day

April 8 — KSPWWild & Scenic Film Festival Hosted by Summit Land Conservancy

April 5 — Sierra FoodWineArtLocal “Save Our Bridge” committee launches letter campaign to save Bridgeport

April 4 — Sierra Nevada AllianceSierra Nevada Alliance

April 4 — Grass Valley Chamber of CommerceGreater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce eNews

MARCH 2014

March 30 — The Union ‘Story of Jug Handle’ premieres on KVIE Public Television

March 28 — The UnionThe Union earns 15 CNPA Better Newspaper Contest awards

March 28 — Grass Valley Chamber of CommerceGreater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce eNews

March 26 — Concord Monitor Prize-winning films showcase ecological issues, activism at Red River festival

March 24 — The UnionState funding for Bridgeport Bridge passes first budget hurdle

March 19 — The UnionBrains of Nevada County Another riotous evening for a great cause

March 17 — The Appeal-DemocratYuba River study receives funding

March 17 — The UnionBrains of Nevada County Quiz Night helped raise money for the Laura Wilcox Scholarship Fund

March 14 — Outside Inn BlogSouth Yuba River State Park Outside Inn

March 14 — The UnionThe Art and The Environment

March 11 — The Appeal-DemocratOur View: Historic covered bridge could use your support

March 7 — Elk Grove CitizenThe Sacramento Wild and Scenic Film Festival

March 7 — Outside Inn BlogSpring Flowers: Bridgeport

March 5 — The UnionHelp save the Bridgeport bridge, now!

March 4 — The UnionSaving the Bridgeport covered bridge, one letter at a time

March 4 — The UnionBuzz on honey bees


February 27 — The UnionOf glaciers and rivers 

February 26 — Sierra Foothills ReportSYRCL, taxpayers rally to voice concerns about San Juan Ridge Mine

February 26 — The UnionLocals rally against reopening the San Juan Ridge Mine

February 25 — KNCO  — Big Turnout to Voice Concerns on San Juan Ridge Mine Reopening

February 25 — YubaNetBig Turnout to Voice Concerns on San Juan Ridge Mine Reopening

February 24 — The UnionAspen researcher to speak at Madelyn Helling Library

February 24 — The UnionOpponents of North San Juan mine reopening to rally Tuesday in Nevada City

February 24 — KNCO  — San Juan Ridge Taxpayer’s Association and SYRCL Partner to Deliver Message

February 23 — YubaNetTim Palmer, Award-Winning Photographer and Author, to Present “Rivers and Glaciers of California” Slide-show in GV

February 21 — YubaNetThe Mountain Messenger | Will the gold stay buried in North San Juan?

February 18 — YubaNetArts & Lectures: Bill Fox on Art + the Environment

February 17 — The UnionGroups to protest impact of proposed San Juan Ridge Mine at Nevada County Supervisors’ meeting

February 15 — Sierra Foothills ReportCitizens concerned about proposed San Juan Ridge Mine to hand-deliver postcards to BOS

February 14 — YubaNetCitizens to Present Nevada County Supervisors with 1,300 postcards about proposed San Juan Ridge Mine impacts on Yuba Watershed

February 11 — YubaNetDrought causes reduction in Yuba River flows

February 8 — YubaNetValuing our Watersheds – Presentation Today

February 4 — Sierra Foothills ReportWild & Scenic Film Festival Survey

February 3 — Sierra Foothills ReportSYRCL launches water conservation program for kids as drought threatens


January 20 — The UnionStudying salmon:  Numbers are up, but population is fragile

January 19 — Sacramento BeeNevada County’s Bridgeport covered bridge awaits repair

January 15 — The UnionGroup quiz nights popping up in Nevada County

January 15 — YubaNetSYRCL Collects Nearly 3,000 Postcards to Protect the Yuba at Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 15 — The UnionVideo:  Flash Mob about climate change

January 14 — YubaNet2014 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Award Winners

January 14 — Sierra Foothills ReportSYRCL Collects Nearly 3,000 Postcards to Protect the Yuba at Wild & Scenc Film Festival

January 13 — The UnionAround town at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 12 — Outside Inn BlogWild & Scenic Film Festival

January 11 — Sierra Foothills Report“Squid Row Yarn Bom” celebrate the South Yuba River Watershed

January 10 — The UnionFilm star Debra Winger in Nevada County to promote fracking documentary

January 9 — Outside Inn BlogWild & Scenic Artist Showcase

January 9 — The UnionFest is wild, scenic and fracking relevant

January 8 — Sacramento BeeDebra Winger presents anti-fracking doc at Nevada City’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival


November 4 — Appeal DemocratCorps limited in authority over Yuba River dams

November 1 — The UnionEnvironmentalists say agency not addressing dams’ impacts on endangered species


October 31 — The UnionAnnual Bridge of Giving Benefits Food Bank

October 29 — Appeal DemocratGroups decry Army Corps reports on Yuba River

October 10 — The UnionRescuing Malakoff


September 23 — The UnionYuba Cleanup a success despite heavy precipitation

September 22 — YubaNet Locals participate in day of climate action

September 20 — The UnionThreats to the Yuba River persist

September 20 — The UnionTo restore and protect:  SYRCL celebrates three decades of Yuba River stewardship

September 20 — The UnionSYRCL’s Mission

September 20 — The UnionOur View:  We have SYRCL to thank for a wild & scenic Yuba

September 10 — The UnionSYRCL in search of Yuba River cleanup volunteers

September 8 — Appeal DemocratYuba River cleanup day planned

September 4 — KNCO Interview with Andrew Collins-Anderson and Miriam Limov about the River Cleanup


August 31 — The UnionLet’s get the Yuba squeaky clean

August 22 — The UnionSYRCL weighs in on re-licensing dams

August 15 — The UnionBridgeport bridge may be saved from failing

August 15 — Appeal DemocratYuba County Water Agency happy with judge’s river ruling

JULY 2013

July 2 — Wall Street JournalIn Stone-Skipping Circles, A Rocky Debate Over Equipment

JUNE 2013

June 21 — YubaNetSYRCL River Ambassador Program Kickoff this Saturday at Highway 49

June 21 — The UnionSYRCL’s anniversary party a success

June 7 — The UnionHow KVMR Covered “Wild & Scenic” success in ’99

June 6 — The UnionWhat a Wild & Scenic Trip it’s been for SYRCL

June 3 — KNCOSYRCL Celebrates 30 years

MAY 2013

May 31 — The UnionWhat a Wild & Scenic trip it’s been:  SYRCL’s turning 30!

May 30 — YubaNetAuction, Party & Picnic:  “What a Wild & Scenic Trip it’s been” on Saturday, June 8th

May 24 — The UnionVolunteers play vital part in preservation of Independence Trail

May 10 — KNCOSYRCL Presents Expedition Kayaker Doug Ammons

May 9 — The UnionNevada County summer hotspot to be affected by bridge closure

APRIL 2013

April 25 — Park Watch ReportSYRCL partners with state parks to keep Malakoff Diggins State Park open

April 25 — The UnionA new model of California’s parks

April 22 — KVMR Scotch Broom Challenge

April 22 — Appeal DemocratAgency, groups back Yuba River fish study

April 12 — Sacramento BeeDonations will keep Malakoff Diggins State Park open

April 4 — KVMR Salmon Campaign Update

April 1 — KNCOPostcards Delivered to Save Yuba Salmon

MARCH 2013

March 28 — YubaNetSYRCL Hand-Delivers over 2,000 postcards to Congressman John Garamendi to Save Yuba Salmon

March 27 — The UnionA Climate of Change Film Festival tours schools across the nation

March 15 — The UnionYuba restoration project aims to help salmon

March 13 — YubaNet SYRCL Draws the Line for Scotch Broom in the Yuba River Corridor

March 10 — Appeal DemocratYuba County Water Agency lawsuit takes issue with feds’ opinions on fish runs


February 26 — KNCO30th Anniversary of SYRCL interview with Caleb Dardick

February 8 — KNCOTowntalk interview with Caleb Dardick and Melinda Booth

February 6 — KNCOInterview with Bob Center of Friends of the River and Caleb Dardick of SYRCL


January 21 — The UnionSYRCL seeks to protect Nevada County creeks from mining

January 14 — The UnionNevada City’s Wild & Scenic Film Fest a cinematic call to action

January 14 — KNCOSYRCL’s on-tour program with Estrella Acosta

January 13 — Appeal DemocratDebris barrier vs. fish: Englebright in middle

January 11 — Appeal DemocratYuba River protection group sues over federal plan

January 11 — The UnionSYRCL sues federal agency for not protecting fish in Yuba River

January 10 — The UnionVisualizing “A Climate of Change” through art

January 10 — Appeal DemocratHydropower plan moves forward at Daguerre Point Dam

January 10 — Appeal DemocratYuba River lawsuit may not be only way to resolve issues

January 10 — The UnionYuba River hydroelectric project moves forward

January 10 — The UnionFederal lawsuit filed over Yuba River dams for salmon habitat

January 9 — The Union11th annual Wild & Scenic film fest opens Thursday

January 5 — Appeal DemocratDeadline nears in Yuba River dams battle