The 2021 Wild & Scenic Film Fest At-A-Glance

The 2021 Wild and Scenic Film Festival has an incredible selection of films that will inspire you, take you to new places, and introduce you to new ways of seeing the world. With over 100 films to choose from over the course of 11 days, the most difficult choice will be what to watch. Details

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View Wild & Scenic Film Festival’s 2021 Trailer

In case you missed it, we have unveiled our 2021 official trailer highlighting some of our lineup of over 100 environmental and adventure films, including 13 world premieres, to be shown at the 19th annual flagship event happening January 14-24, 2021. We hope this gets you as excited as it does us! Details

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Local Birds of Prey

In Nevada County, we are lucky to live among diverse habitats including grasslands, oak savanna, chaparral, mixed coniferous forest, wetlands, meadows, and more. These landscapes are also home to a number of charismatic birds of prey. Read on to learn more about how to identify some of our local feathered friends. Details

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Wild & Scenic Featuring Local Films

Join Wild & Scenic Film Festival this January 14-24 for more than 100 environmental and adventure films, including 13 world premieres! This year the festival is taking place as an entirely virtual experience over the course of eleven days and will feature activist workshops, an art exhibition, youth programs, as well as opportunities to interact with filmmakers and special guests. Details

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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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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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