Join Us for the 2022 Scotch Broom Challenge!

Join us for this year’s Scotch broom challenge March 30th to help remove this invasive species from our watershed.

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How to Spot Invasive Plants in Our Watershed

Learn about the five most common invasive plants in the Yuba watershed, how they harm native ecosystems and how you can take action to reduce these invasive species. Make a difference in our watershed, sign up for our annual Scotch broom challenge on April 4th. Details

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California State Parks Foundation Awards $135,000 in Grants in Response to California Wildfires

California State Parks Foundation announced today that it has awarded $135,000 in grants to 15 parks and park partners to help parks recover from the devastating 2020 wildfires. Details

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North Yuba Scotch Broom Removal

As part of a multi-year contract with the National Forest Foundation, SYRCL’s restoration team has been hard at work reducing fire danger and is all set to begin removing 160-acres of Scotch and French broom from the Tahoe National Forest.  Details

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The Yuba’s Most Famous Fish: Chinook Salmon

Tyler Goodearly, SYRCL’s fish biologist, is a seemingly endless source of information about our favorite native fish. He’s offered to share fun fish facts about some of those fish who inhabit the beautiful waters of the Yuba, starting with one of our favorites. Details

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New Reservoir Assessment for Invasive Mussels

The vast majority of North America has been infested by zebra and quagga mussel. These mussels have profound impacts to aquatic ecosystems. SYRCL in partnership with Tahoe National Forest received a grant from the CA Department of Boating and Waterways to conduct a vulnerability assessment and develop a prevention plan for eight reservoirs. Details

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Scotch Broom Challenge Successful

Thanks to our devoted and enthusiastic group of volunteers for removing over two acres of Scotch broom from Purdon Crossing. Details

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Blackberries and the Yuba Don’t Mix: Give Back to the Yuba

Interested in giving back to the Yuba? Have a love/hate relationship with sweet and juicy blackberries? Ready to check out a new area of the Yuba watershed? Come join SYRCL’s River Avengers and restore the Yuba River on Saturday, July 29 & Saturday, August 26! More…

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Yuba Field Guide Fish Species to Watch

Yuba Field Guide A look at our watershed’s sensitive and invasive animal species Chinook salmon Lifespan:  1 to 6 (more commonly 2 to 4) years in salt water; 3 to read more >>

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Yuba Field Guide Watershed Species to Know

Yuba Field Guide A look at our watershed’s sensitive and invasive animal species   Foothill Yellow Legged Frog (Rana boylii) Sensitive Native Description Rough Skin, with olive coloring Pale yellow read more >>

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