In the News 2018

DECEMBER 2018

December 27, 2018 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 150 award-winning films to be featured

December 21, 2018 — Appeal Democrat — A hope for Yuba River salmon

December 21, 2018 — CDFW News — CDFW Awards $4.2 Million for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant Projects

December 17, 2018 — The Union — Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 150 award-winning environmental, adventure films to be featured Jan. 17-2

December 17, 2018 Auburn Journal — Another View: New NID Board should stop spending money on Centennial dam

December 2, 2018 — The Union — Public chimes in on issues at Plan for Water workshop

NOVEMBER 2018

November 18, 2018 — Appeal Democrat — Salmon Expert Visits YES Charter Academy

November 14, 2018 — YubaNet — SYRCL sends Notice to NID for violations of the Brown Act

November 14, 2018 — The Union — Nevada County water board votes to rescind controversial dam resolution

November 9, 2018 — Auburn Journal — Another View: Concerns fester surrounding Centennial Dam

November 1, 2018 — The Union — Yuba Bear Watershed Council to hold educational workshop

OCTOBER 2018

October 29, 2018 — The Union — Results of Sierra College meadow restoration study are in

October 14, 2018 — The Union — Syd Brown NID’s sham of a ‘special meeting’

October 12, 2018 — Auburn Journal — Centennial Dam spending fixed at $2M a year

October 11, 2018 — Water Education Foundation — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year

October 11, 2018 — YubaNet — Commentary Pulling the curtain back on NID’s ‘compromise’ resolution re Centennial

October 11, 2018 — Mavens Notebook — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year 

October 10, 2018 — YubaNet — NID Board votes to limit capital plan funding for proposed Centennial Dam to $2 million a year

October 10, 2018 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District votes to cap Centennial dam spending at $2M a year

October 9, 2018 — KNCO — Centennial Work Stoppage Request at NID Meeting

October 9, 2018 — KNCO — NID Board Rejects Centennial Suspension Resolution

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

October 7, 2018 — The Union — NID to review SYRCL call to delay work on Centennial Dam

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

SEPTEMBER 2018

September 26, 2018 — The Union — NID to discuss Centennial Dam moratorium

September 26, 2018 — The Union — NID to hold special meeting about Centennial Dam

September 17 – KNCOCleanup results with Geoff Flynn

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

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

September 13, 2018 — KNCO — SYRCL’s Yuba River Cleanup Day Saturday

September 12, 2018 YubaNet — SYRCL recognized by Nevada County BOS ahead of Yuba River cleanup

September 12, 2018 — The Union — Cleanup and party down by the river — South Yuba River Citizens League celebrates 21st annual Yuba River Cleanup

September 10, 2018 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League celebrates 21st Annual Yuba River Cleanup 

September 9, 2018 — The Union — Lew Sitzer: In-depth info on the Centennial Dam

September 6, 2018 — The Union — Nevada Irrigation District Oks $118K to pay consultant

AUGUST 2018

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August 31, 2018 — The Union —Our View: Communication fail on Centennial Dam

August 23, 2018 — The Union — Water district releases independent audit of Centennial Dam project

August 23, 2018 — The Union — Hidden Gem: Bear River Recreation

August 22, 2018 — KNCO — Another Centennial Dam Audit Released

August 7, 2018 — The Union — Volunteer registration open for Yuba River Cleanup

August 1, 2018 — The Union — Groups including SYRCL compile letter to feds supporting salmon, river conditions

August 1, 2018 — Appeal Democrat — Organizers seek volunteers for annual Yuba River Cleanup

JULY 2018

July 27, 2018  YubaNet — Impacts and Alternatives: The Dam Story – Film Screenings and panel discussion on Aug. 1

July 25, 2018 — The Union — Special Wild & Scenic Film Festival screening

July 25, 2018 — The Union — Grass Valley’s Wolf Creek trail system work goes out to bid

July 20, 2018 — The Union — Nonprofits, government agencies work together to increase South Yuba River safety

July 10, 2018 — WaterDeeply — On the Yuba River, Climate Change Means It’s Time for a Dam Makeover

July 8, 2018 — The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League offering River Ambassador training

July 1, 2018 Truckee Donner Land Trust — Restoring Van Norden Meadow

JUNE 2018

June 13, 2018 — The Union — Sounds inspired by nature: Young Composers Project concert Saturday in Grass Valley

June 12, 2018 YubaNet — Nevada City’s Inn Town Campground Joins with Yuba Bus to Offer Campers Transportation to the Yuba River

June 11, 2018 — GoNevadaCounty — Why is Vanity Fair Interested in the Yuba Watershed?

June 10, 2018 — The Union — SYRCL featured in Vanity Fair Magazine

June 8, 2018 — KNCO — SYRCL Featured in Vanity Fair Article

June 8, 2018 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, 2018 The Union — Opening Day

May 27, 2018  YubaNet — SYRCL Celebrates Opening Day at the River

May 15, 2018  YubaNet — SYRCL Invites Community Members to Become River Ambassadors – Training on May 16

May 14, 2018 The Union — SYRCL recruiting community members as River Ambassadors

May 4, 2018 The Union — NID’s Centennial Dam project declared ineligible for state funding

May 4, 2018 The Union — Biological survey set for Nevada City trail on Sunday

May 4, 2018 — KNCO — BioBlitz Sunday

May 1, 2018 — KNCO — NID Seeks Public Help In Charting Water Future

APRIL 2018

April 30, 2018  Wild Hope Magazine — A Wild Hope

April 30, 2018  YubaNet — BioBlitz at Cascade Canal / Orene Weatherall Trail on Sunday, May 6

April 25, 2018 — NRDC Blog — What Can Happen When NEPA Is Ignored The Oroville Dam

April 18, 2018 — KNCO — SYRCL’s State of the Yuba Event Tonight

April 18, 2018 The Union — Know Your Watershed Week scheduled for end of April in western Nevada County

April 13, 2018 The Union — South Yuba River Citizens League to host State of the Yuba event

April 12, 2018  YubaNet — STATE of the YUBA Invites the Community to Take Action for the River

April 12, 2018 The Union — State of the Yuba Event celebrates volunteers and major milestones for South Yuba River Citizen League

April 11, 2018 The Union — SYRCL youth science program applications due April 30

April 6, 2018 The Union — Peter Van Zant: Centennial Dam: A long road ahead

MARCH 2018

March 11, 2018 The Union — Brains of Nevada County quiz night raises money for SYRCL scholarship

March 2018 — Tahoe Quarterly — Mending a Meadow

FEBRUARY 2018

February 21, 2018 — Fox40 — Lawmakers Urge Water Commission to Fund Storage Projects

February 21, 2018 — The Union — Anti-dam activists rally in Sacramento to show opposition to NID’s Centennial reservoir

February 15, 2018 — The Union — Rachel Hutchinson & Melinda:  Booth Water Conservation Makes Sense

February 2, 2018 — The Union — State funding unlikely for Centennial Dam?

JANUARY 2018

January 15, 2018  The Union — For the love of the Wild and Scenic

January 12, 2018  The Union — Wild and Scenic Film Festival kicks off 16th year (VIDEO)

January 12, 2018  YubaNet — Wild & Scenic Film Festival draws filmmakers, world adventurers and environmentalists to Foothills

January 10, 2018  The Union — Study focuses on restoring Yuba River, with $97M worth of proposals identified

January 10, 2018  The Union — Helping heal Mother Earth — Wild & Scenic Film Festival back in Nevada City, Grass Valley Jan. 11-15 (VIDEO)

January 10, 2018  Capital Public Radio  Insight with Beth Ruyak: Wild & Scenic Film Festival Returns With ‘Mary Janes’ Documentary

January 9, 2018 — Auburn JournalWild and Scenic Film Festival

January 8, 2018 — NBC Bay AreaWild & Scenic Film Festival Flowers in Nevada City

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