Join Us for the 2022 Scotch Broom Challenge!

Join us for this year’s Scotch broom challenge March 30th to help remove this invasive species from our watershed.

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How to Spot Invasive Plants in Our Watershed

Learn about the five most common invasive plants in the Yuba watershed, how they harm native ecosystems and how you can take action to reduce these invasive species. Make a difference in our watershed, sign up for our annual Scotch broom challenge on April 4th. Details

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California State Parks Foundation Awards $135,000 in Grants in Response to California Wildfires

California State Parks Foundation announced today that it has awarded $135,000 in grants to 15 parks and park partners to help parks recover from the devastating 2020 wildfires. Details

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North Yuba Scotch Broom Removal

As part of a multi-year contract with the National Forest Foundation, SYRCL’s restoration team has been hard at work reducing fire danger and is all set to begin removing 160-acres of Scotch and French broom from the Tahoe National Forest.  Details

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Celebrating 20 Years of Citizen Science

As we reminisce on 20 years of River Monitoring at SYRCL, we recognize our achievements and the incredible citizen-scientists who have helped us along the way. The River Monitoring Program was built by passionate and devoted community members, and today, the program is fortified by that same passion and support. Details

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Scotch Broom Challenge Successful

Thanks to our devoted and enthusiastic group of volunteers for removing over two acres of Scotch broom from Purdon Crossing. Details

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Blackberries and the Yuba Don’t Mix: Give Back to the Yuba

Interested in giving back to the Yuba? Have a love/hate relationship with sweet and juicy blackberries? Ready to check out a new area of the Yuba watershed? Come join SYRCL’s River Avengers and restore the Yuba River on Saturday, July 29 & Saturday, August 26! More…

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Two Acres of Scotch Broom Removed from the Independence Trail

On Saturday, March 26th, 19 volunteers joined SYRCL’s Restoration Team on the Independence Trail and removed two acres of invasive Scotch broom! Volunteers used weed wrenches to remove each plant read more >>

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Yuba Watershed Sensitive and Invasive Species Watch Program

The River Monitoring Program has a new addition: the Yuba Watershed Sensitive and Invasive Species Watch Program.  Documenting sensitive and invasive species is an integral part to supporting SYRCL’s mission read more >>

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Over 650 volunteers remove trash, restore trails and remove invasive vegetation!

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) coordinated the 13th annual Greater Yuba River Clean-Up and Restoration Day on Saturday, September 25 with over 650 volunteers ranging in age from read more >>

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