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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Help Remove 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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Scotch Broom Challenge – March 30

Scotch broom is the most conspicuous invasive species we have in our watershed. It is extremely flammable and is toxic to deer, livestock, and horses. But, wait! There is something you can do to reduce the risk Scotch broom poses to our community and beautiful Yuba home. ​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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Scotch Broom Challenge, March 31: Calling All River Avengers

For the past five years, SYRCL volunteers have banded together to fight against Scotch broom and we have nearly won! Join us for the next challenge on Saturday, March 31 at 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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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 to protect and restore the Yuba Watershed.  The list includes ten invasive species selected for adverse affects on the health of the watershed; thus it 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 2 to 75 years old!  Volunteers cleaned and restored 35 sites throughout the Yuba and Bear River Watersheds, including Deer, Wolf and Dry Creeks.  The read more >>

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