Malakoff Diggins Solar Power Project is a Go!

When we first set out to save the state parks from closure in 2011, we learned that Malakoff, which is off the grid, annually used over $70,000 worth of diesel fuel at the park. We were told that one way to help the parks was to cut operating costs. Replacing polluting diesel with solar power seemed like a ‘no-brainer!’ read more >>

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Write Governor Brown Today: Fund Solar Power for Malakoff

After five years of advocacy, the State Budget bill now on Governor Brown’s desk includes a line item dear to the Yuba watershed community: $700,000 to fully fund a solar power system at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. Now is the time for the Yuba community to speak up: call, fax or email the Governor today. read more >>

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SYRCL Secures Funds to Study Solar Power at Malakoff Diggins State Park

Since the announcement of State Park closures in May 2011, the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) has worked diligently to find solutions to keep Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park open for the public’s enjoyment.  Last year, SYRCL signed a donor agreement with the California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to keep the park, read more >>

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SYRCL Partners with State Parks to Keep Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park Open

Nevada City, CA – The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) signed a partnership agreement with the State Department of Parks and Recreation to keep the Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, which preserves the world’s largest hydraulic mine dating back to 1852, open to the public through June 30, 2014. According to the agreement, Malakoff read more >>

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SYRCL Secures $25,000 to Help Save Malakoff Diggins State Park from Closure

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) was awarded $25,000 from the California State Parks Foundation to help save Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, which preserves the world’s largest hydraulic mine dating back to 1852. These new monies combined with donations from the Malakoff Diggins Park Association, the Olmsted Park Fund, and potential funding from read more >>

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