SYRCL Asks Nevada County to Prioritize Yuba Watershed Protections in Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

SYRCL submitted a comment letter to Nevada County analyzing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on its proposed Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance (NCCO). “As the Yuba River is an economic driver, recreational treasure, and ecological stronghold within our community, SYRCL took our obligation to protect the Yuba River seriously and spoke on behalf of this resource in these comments,” said Melinda Booth, SYRCL’s Executive Director. Details

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Local Farmers Share Yuba-Friendly Soil Practices – Nov. 16

Learn from a panel of local farmers who will join us to share their wealth of soil-building knowledge and offer sound advice on best management practices to prevent over watering and reduce the excessive application of nutrients. Details

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Pot Ban Won’t Protect the Yuba River

California’s current “Green Rush,” which has attracted many people to grow medical marijuana, or cannabis, in the Yuba River watershed, is facing a backlash: the Nevada County Board of Supervisors has recently passed a ban on outdoor cultivation or “grows.” Read More…

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THIS SATURDAY: Cannabis Cultivation Workshop Planned to Protect Yuba River

What: Growing Green for the Yuba: An all-day workshop about environmentally responsible cannabis cultivation (View workshop agenda here) When: Saturday, March 19, 2016, 9:30am-6:00pm Where: Shady Creek Event Center, 18601 Pathfinder Way, Nevada City read more >>

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SYRCL’s “Growing Green for the Yuba” Workshop Returns March 19th

Growing Green for the Yuba What: An all-day workshop about environmentally responsible cannabis cultivation. When: Saturday, March 19th 9:30am-6:00pm Where: Shady Creek Event Center, 18601 Pathfinder Way on the San Juan read more >>

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August 11: cannabis BMP workshop series hosts Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

On August 11, Trey Sherrell, Environmental Scientist with the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) will visit Nevada City and join SYRCL, Emerald Growers Association (EGA), and Americans read more >>

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