FREE Water Education Activities at Local Libraries this Summer

Join Detective Drizzle in hands-on activities that explore the water cycle. Come and get your hands wet as we investigate the mystery of the magical liquid upon which all life depends. Details

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2019 State of the Yuba

Like the President’s annual address, SYRCL’s annual “State of the Yuba” serves as a report to the citizens of the Yuba watershed on the condition of the river, to outline SYRCL’s priorities for the coming year, and most importantly, enlist all river lovers in the protection and restoration of the Yuba. This FREE event is for all members of the community who care about the Yuba River and want to know more about SYRCL’s efforts to protect the watershed.

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Quiz Night: Annual Brains of Nevada County Event

For the past 18 years, teams from all over the county have competed in SYRCL’s Annual Quiz Night. Teams are made up of friends and neighbors as well as teams from local companies and organizations. So round up your friends and coworkers, for this outrageously fun evening. Team fee includes dessert, light fare and a ton of fun.

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival: A Record Breaking Year

This year’s record-breaking attendance at Wild & Scenic shows us that the world is ready to be inspired. People are seeking out the stories that celebrate environmental activism and teach us how we can each make a difference. Details

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Educationally Speaking

SYRCL River Education Manager, Rachel Lubitz, and former SYRCL intern, Aiden Keller, were recently interviewed on KVMR by Deer Creek Teacher, Kimberly Ewing, and Nevada County Superintendent of Schools, Scott Lay. Hear about SYRCL’s River Education Program and learn how you can get involved. Details

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Protect the Yuba You Love

The Yuba still needs you. Protect the river you love with a special gift. Details

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Connecting Local Youth to the Spirit of the Yuba

The Yuba flows right through the towns where they live, yet many kids in the lower watershed have never seen the river upstream or the Yuba salmon migration…we want to change that and help create a space for people in the lower watershed – especially young people – to fall in love with the river.” Details

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Accepting Applications for Environmentalist of the Year Scholarship

For the past seventeen years, SYRCL has been proud to offer a four-year college scholarship to a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment. Since 2002, seventeen $4,000 scholarships have been awarded. Details.

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YOLO Program Gets Students Botanizing & Belly-Laughing

In July, 12 high school students from the Nevada City and Grass Valley area braved the blazing sun and heat to help SYRCL collect post-restoration vegetation data at Loney Meadow in Tahoe National Forest through our Youth Outdoor Leadership Opportunity (YOLO) program. Details

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Join Us July 11th for River Ambassador Training

River Ambassadors are on the river every weekend working hard to cultivate a culture of environmentalism. If you are interested in joining the River Ambassador Program please attend our mid-season training on July 11. Details

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