State Dignitary to Present Check to SYRCL for Meadow Restoration May 20th

Know & Go: WHAT: Assembly Member Brian Dahle to present SYRCL with $567,480 check for meadow restoration SPEAKERS: Assembly Member Brian Dahle, California Department of Fish and Wildlife representative, Tahoe National Forest representative, and Nevada County representative. WHEN: Wednesday, May 20 | 9:00am coffee and refreshments, 9:30am program starts WHERE: Pedestrian bridge at the Highway 49 crossing of read more >>

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SYRCL Receives Funding for Meadow Restoration in the Yuba Watershed

CDFW to provide $567K to study carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas benefits of mountain meadow restoration in Yuba watershed Nevada City, CA – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) yesterday announced the selection of 12 projects that will receive grant funding to restore wetlands that sequester greenhouse gases and provide other ecological benefits. read more >>

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A Reflection from SYRCL’s Restoration Coordinator

It’s quite a dream to go to the river to play one day and work on the river the next. As the end of my two year AmeriCorps term as SYRCL’s Restoration Coordinator draws near, I can’t help but reflect. I am impressed and excited by the amount of work we have completed over these read more >>

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Join us for our Last Aspen Regeneration Workday of the Year!

  SYRCL has completed two aspen regeneration workdays this summer with over 22 SYRCL volunteers helping to restore an aspen stand in Loney Meadow. Our enthusiastic team of volunteers has treated the ½ acre stand by removing small encroaching conifers using hand saws and a lot of love for the Yuba watershed. The next workday is on read more >>

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Learning to Love Meadows

On day 1, not a single one of the 9 high school students who arrived from Los Angeles to take part in SYRCL’s Earthwatch Meadows Project had ever set foot in or even seen a meadow. On day 3, each and every student can tell you how meadows help to store water that feed streams read more >>

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First Aspen Workday a Great Success – Join us for our Next!

On Saturday, 15 SYRCL volunteers and staff members helped to restore an aspen stand in Loney Meadow. SYRCL, and our enthusiastic team of volunteers, has been working to restore aspen habitat since 2011. We treated the ½ acre stand by removing small, encroaching conifers using hand saws and a lot of love for the Yuba watershed. Aspen read more >>

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GET INVOLVED! Aspen Regeneration at Loney Meadow next Saturday

Join SYRCL for another great restoration opportunity and a chance meet new people and work outside in a beautiful place! Aspen groves are in extreme decline from conifer encroachment due to changes in natural fire and hydrologic regimes—this ecosystem needs our assistance to remain healthy. To learn more, listen to NPR’s report on “Fighting Fire read more >>

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GET INVOLVED! Aspen Regeneration at Loney Meadow next Saturday.

Join SYRCL for another great restoration opportunity and a chance meet new people and work outside in a beautiful place! Aspen groves are in extreme decline from conifer encroachment due to changes in natural fire and hydrologic regimes—this ecosystem needs our assistance to remain healthy. To learn more, listen to NPR’s report on “Fighting Fire read more >>

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Smiles and Laughter Abound Despite Thunder and a…Snowstorm!

On Saturday, May 10th, eighteen adventurers, led by local Yuba River historian and author Hank Meals, accompanied Caleb Dardick, SYRCL’s Executive Director, and Miriam Limov, SYRCL’s River People Manager, on an educational and stormy 7-mile round trip hike from Loney Meadows to summit Penner Peak which is in the Grouse Ridge Roadless area of the read more >>

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Stellar Views Await You on a Hike with Hank Meals, May 10

Join SYRCL May 10 on an educational and stunning 7-mile round trip hike to Penner Peak led by Hank Meals; local historian, archeologist, author and authoritative Yuba River trail guru. We’ll begin this terrific day at Loney Meadows, a beautiful meadow at 6,000’ in the northernmost part of the Grouse Ridge Roadless Area. Indigenous people read more >>

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