FREE Water Education Activities at Local Libraries this Summer

Join Detective Drizzle in hands-on activities that explore the water cycle. Come and get your hands wet as we investigate the mystery of the magical liquid upon which all life depends. Details

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2019 State of the Yuba

Like the President’s annual address, SYRCL’s annual “State of the Yuba” serves as a report to the citizens of the Yuba watershed on the condition of the river, to outline SYRCL’s priorities for the coming year, and most importantly, enlist all river lovers in the protection and restoration of the Yuba. This FREE event is for all members of the community who care about the Yuba River and want to know more about SYRCL’s efforts to protect the watershed.

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Quiz Night: Annual Brains of Nevada County Event

For the past 18 years, teams from all over the county have competed in SYRCL’s Annual Quiz Night. Teams are made up of friends and neighbors as well as teams from local companies and organizations. So round up your friends and coworkers, for this outrageously fun evening. Team fee includes dessert, light fare and a ton of fun.

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Educationally Speaking

SYRCL River Education Manager, Rachel Lubitz, and former SYRCL intern, Aiden Keller, were recently interviewed on KVMR by Deer Creek Teacher, Kimberly Ewing, and Nevada County Superintendent of Schools, Scott Lay. Hear about SYRCL’s River Education Program and learn how you can get involved. Details

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Connecting Local Youth to the Spirit of the Yuba

The Yuba flows right through the towns where they live, yet many kids in the lower watershed have never seen the river upstream or the Yuba salmon migration…we want to change that and help create a space for people in the lower watershed – especially young people – to fall in love with the river.” Details

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Accepting Applications for Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship

For the past seventeen years, SYRCL has been proud to offer a four-year college scholarship to a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment. Since 2002, seventeen $4,000 scholarships have been awarded. Details.

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The Results are in on the Benefits of Meadow Restoration

River Science Director, Rachel Hutchinson, will discuss SYRCL’s restoration efforts and provide initial results from the hydrology, vegetation, and carbon monitoring on Tuesday, November 13 at Sierra College. Details

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SYRCL is Hiring 3 Dedicated AmeriCorps Members — Apply Today!

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people, willing to commit a year of service in the Sierra Nevada mountains of northern California, to protect the beautiful natural resources of the Yuba River watershed and to help build sustainable river communities. Deadline to apply is July 25. Details

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FREE Field Trip to the Lower Yuba River – June 30

Bring the whole family and join us for an afternoon exploring the beautiful Lower Yuba River at the Yuba River Education Center. Enjoy a walk along the riverbank, view salmon habitat, get your hands and feet wet looking for salmon food (AKA bugs!), and play some fun and educational games. Details

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