Rivers Lab: Virtual Book Club

Rivers Lab is a paper reading and discussion group formed to gather our community of river lovers and to practice scientific literacy. Our goal is to increase access to the knowledge within academic papers and to foster deeper understand of the ecosystems we live in and care for. Rivers Lab is a collaborative effort between all participants in which we discuss a publication, ask questions, and enjoy each other’s company.

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What Does this Year’s Drought Mean for Our Community?

On April 28, 2021 the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors declared a drought emergency for their service area. Two weeks later Governor Newson expanded the State’s drought emergency to cover 41 of California’s 58 counties. Nevada County has been categorized within the two most extreme tiers for drought by NOAA.    As water levels read more >>

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Rivers Lab: Virtual Book Club

Rivers Lab is a paper reading and discussion group formed to gather our community of river lovers and to practice scientific literacy. Our goal is to increase access to the knowledge within academic papers and to foster deeper understand of the ecosystems we live in and care for. Rivers Lab is a collaborative effort between all participants in which we discuss a publication, ask questions, and enjoy each other’s company.

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Rivers Lab: Virtual Book Club

Rivers Lab is a paper reading and discussion group formed to gather our community of river lovers and to practice scientific literacy. Our goal is to increase access to the knowledge within academic papers and to foster deeper understand of the ecosystems we live in and care for. Rivers Lab is a collaborative effort between all participants in which we discuss a publication, ask questions, and enjoy each other’s company.

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Rivers Lab: Virtual Book Club

Rivers Lab is a paper reading and discussion group formed to gather our community of river lovers and to practice scientific literacy. Our goal is to increase access to the knowledge within academic papers and to foster deeper understand of the ecosystems we live in and care for. Rivers Lab is a collaborative effort between all participants in which we discuss a publication, ask questions, and enjoy each other’s company.

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Rivers Lab: Virtual Book Club

Rivers Lab is a paper reading and discussion group formed to gather our community of river lovers and to practice scientific literacy. Our goal is to increase access to the knowledge within academic papers and to foster deeper understand of the ecosystems we live in and care for. Rivers Lab is a collaborative effort between all participants in which we discuss a publication, ask questions, and enjoy each other’s company.

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SYRCL's Restoration Coordinator, Cody Wasuta, conducting River Monitoring at Lavezzola Creek

River Monitoring: A Wrap for 2020 and Beginning Anew in 2021

Last year marked the 20th anniversary of our River Monitoring program. Kicking off as it typically does in March with a committed group of volunteers who monitor 35 sites around the watershed, it abruptly transitioned to a solely staff-led venture. Covering the monthly work of more than 40 trained River Monitors is a time consuming task for just a couple of people; however, dedicated SYRCL staff successfully completed the season. Details

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Rivers Lab Returns February 25th!

Rivers Lab, SYRCL’s monthly scientific report book club, will return on February 25th and will occur on the fourth Thursday of each month through June. We will continue to meet online via Zoom until it is safe to convene in the SYRCL conference room. 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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SYRCL Receives Funding for Forest Health Partnership

On March 21, 2019, the South Yuba River Citizens League, in partnership with the Tahoe National Forest, the Camptonville Community Partnership, and Yuba Water Agency received competitive funding from the California Department of Conservation to lead a groundbreaking, collaborative forest health program in the Yuba River watershed. Details

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