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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Join SYRCL’s AmeriCorps Team

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities. During the year, SNAP members will gain skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders and receive an education award at the successful completion of service. 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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Join the Scotch Broom Challenge – March 30

Join your fellow river-lovers for this fun and rewarding challenge. Help us remove this invasive species from Purdon Crossing on Saturday, March 30. Details

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New Reservoir Assessment for Invasive Mussels

The vast majority of North America has been infested by zebra and quagga mussel. These mussels have profound impacts to aquatic ecosystems. SYRCL in partnership with Tahoe National Forest received a grant from the CA Department of Boating and Waterways to conduct a vulnerability assessment and develop a prevention plan for eight reservoirs. 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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