Salmon Redds & Bald Eagles Awe 1,262 Expedition Participants

People of all ages are awed by the challenges these salmon face and the perseverance required by this remarkable species to ensure its offspring will survive for another generation. In connecting these students and families to the treasure of the Lower Yuba River, we hope that Salmon Expedition participants leave with not only an appreciation for the resilience of this beautiful ecosystem, but a newfound desire to protect it. Details

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Salmon in the Air

It’s the start of salmon spawning season. Over the past two weeks, Salmon Expedition teams have taken more than 400 students down the lower Yuba to see this amazing stage of the salmon life cycle. Details

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View Wild Chinook Salmon on the Yuba River

This is an unforgettable opportunity to explore the Lower Yuba River and witness the spectacular journey of wild Chinook salmon as they make their way from the ocean back to where they hatched. Participants will learn about the salmon life cycle and the impact humans have on these incredible fish. Details

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Action Alert: Tell Governor Newsom to Save Yuba Salmon

Wild salmon are in trouble. Drought, dams, and climate change are driving the West Coast’s most iconic fish closer to extinction. The Trump Administration has also threatened to undermine California’s ability to manage its own water, even though State and Federal agencies had worked in concert with the belief that wildlife protection, ecosystem restoration, and human & economic goals can coexist. Details

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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 read more >>

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Over 600 Participate in 2015 Salmon Tours

By Heather Kallevig Thirty-two students stand in a large half circle gazing at a fish, who to their small frames can only be described as gargantuan. For many of these kids, read more >>

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2014 Salmon Tours a success!

Last week, SYRCL completed the last Salmon Tour of the 2014 season. In total, about 300 students from Nevada County schools had the opportunity this season to get close to spawning read more >>

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Inspiration from salmon

By: Andrew Collins-Anderson, SYRCL River People Coordinator On a cool fall morning, we wound our way through the foothills from Nevada City to the lower Yuba to join SYRCL’s annual read more >>

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Rafting Tours provide salmon viewing on the Yuba River

SYRCL and ETC provide public tours to view wild Chinook salmon in our own backyard Know & Go: What: SYRCL Salmon Tours When: October 25th and November 1st Where: Lower read more >>

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See Yuba Salmon Spawn: 2014 Salmon Tour Season Begins October 7th!

Have you ever heard the story of the salmon? Have you ever seen a salmon spawn? A salmon returns to its home waters or birthplace to spawn after spending a read more >>

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