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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Enjoy Salmon Expeditions as a Volunteer Naturalist

Do you love being outside and working with kids? Do you want to enjoy the beauty of the Yuba with others? Join SYRCL as a Volunteer Naturalist on fall Salmon Expeditions! Details

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SYRCL is Hiring 3 Dedicated AmeriCorps Members — Apply Today!

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people, willing to commit a year of service in the Sierra Nevada mountains of northern California, to protect the beautiful natural resources of the Yuba River watershed and to help build sustainable river communities. Deadline to apply is July 25. Details

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The Shining River Science Interns of SYRCL

This year, SYRCL was lucky to have three dedicated high school seniors intern with the River Science department. Dantes Zapata, Nåah Lifland, and Aiden Keller completed over 266 volunteer hours entering data, assisting with outreach, updating inventories, and spending some days in the field. Details

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Salmon Tours Connect Many to Our Regional Treasure

As SYRCL’s new River Education Manager, my inaugural days of work were spent on the river at the start of Salmon Tours season – it was a trial by water experience! What an incredible opportunity to establish my role out in the field, facilitating personal connection with Chinook salmon and their spawning habitat. Details

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The Season of Fire and Water

Fires have turned the sky above Nevada City into a sea of smoke in one week. Like sailors lost in fog, we wait in uncertainty, wondering how much longer and what we will find when it clears. Read more

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An Adventure Not To Be Missed – Sign up for Salmon Tours

This is an incredible opportunity for you, your family, and your child’s school to adventure down the Yuba River to see spawning salmon! Get your hands (and feet) wet while learning about the salmon life cycle, their ecology, and human impact on these incredible fish. More…

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Join Us for Salmon Tours and Become a Volunteer Naturalist. Sign up by Sept. 15

Do you love being outside and working with kids? Do you want to enjoy the beauty of the Yuba with others? Join SYRCL as a Volunteer Naturalist on fall Salmon Tours! More…

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SYRCL Celebrates its First Teen Naturalists for Salmon Tours

by Heather Kallevig One of the greatest ways to protect our future is to empower future leaders and activists. SYRCL’s Salmon Tours create an opportunity for students to learn, teach, and lead. Nåah Lifland a sophomore from Sierra Academy was one of five local students who became the first teen naturalists for SYRCL’s salmon tour program. read more >>

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