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 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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FREE Field Trip to the Lower Yuba River – June 30

Bring the whole family and join us for an afternoon exploring the beautiful Lower Yuba River at the Yuba River Education Center. Enjoy a walk along the riverbank, view salmon habitat, get your hands and feet wet looking for salmon food (AKA bugs!), and play some fun and educational games. Details

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A Reflection from SYRCL’s Restoration Coordinator

It’s quite a dream to go to the river to play one day and work on the river the next. As the end of my two year AmeriCorps term as SYRCL’s Restoration Coordinator draws near, I can’t help but reflect. I am impressed and excited by the amount of work we have completed over these read more >>

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Join us for our Last Aspen Regeneration Workday of the Year!

  SYRCL has completed two aspen regeneration workdays this summer with over 22 SYRCL volunteers helping to restore an aspen stand in Loney Meadow. Our enthusiastic team of volunteers has treated the ½ acre stand by removing small encroaching conifers using hand saws and a lot of love for the Yuba watershed. The next workday is on read more >>

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GET INVOLVED! Aspen Regeneration at Loney Meadow next Saturday

Join SYRCL for another great restoration opportunity and a chance meet new people and work outside in a beautiful place! Aspen groves are in extreme decline from conifer encroachment due to changes in natural fire and hydrologic regimes—this ecosystem needs our assistance to remain healthy. To learn more, listen to NPR’s report on “Fighting Fire read more >>

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GET INVOLVED! Aspen Regeneration at Loney Meadow next Saturday.

Join SYRCL for another great restoration opportunity and a chance meet new people and work outside in a beautiful place! Aspen groves are in extreme decline from conifer encroachment due to changes in natural fire and hydrologic regimes—this ecosystem needs our assistance to remain healthy. To learn more, listen to NPR’s report on “Fighting Fire read more >>

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Restore, Review, Remove, Rejuvenate and Raft with SYRCL!

Mark your calendars for exciting and thrilling opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and improve the Yuba watershed this summer and fall with SYRCL. Saturday June 21, July 12 & 26, August 16 & 30: Aspen Regeneration Do you want to help the Yuba watershed become more resilient in the face of climate change and read more >>

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Register TODAY for Next Weekend’s Aspen Regeneration in Loney Meadow!

  Aspen groves are vital to the health of mountain meadows and are in extreme decline due to changes in natural fire that led to the invasion of conifers. But you can help! Come out with us to learn about and help restore aspen tree habitat, one of the Sierra Nevada’s biodiversity hotspots.     read more >>

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Cycle for SYRCL this June

Join Cycle the Sierra from June 22-26, 2013 on a fully-supported, five day cycling event that takes place in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California.  Each leg of the ride benefits a different nonprofit organization and the Sierraville to Nevada City leg is in support of SYRCL.  There is still space available if you read more >>

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