Breaking News: SYRCL Sends Brown Act Letter to NID

**UPDATE** Breaking News 11/14/18 2 p.m. Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors voted unanimously in closed session to rescind Director Miller’s resolution introduced and passed during the Special Board Meeting October 9, 2018. Details

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Four Years Later: NID, Centennial Dam and our Water Future

It has been four years since NID passed closed-session Resolution 2014-43, authorizing a water rights application for a “water storage project on the Bear River” without any public comment or board discussion. This was the beginning of Centennial Dam. Since then, SYRCL and others have tried to bring Centennial Dam into public purview to promote transparency and open dialogue. Details

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Special Film Screening & Panel – Impacts and Alternatives: The Dam Story

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 1st. SYRCL will be screening two brand new films exploring the impacts of dams, what a post-removal restoration looks like, how communities are connecting to their rivers and what they will do to protect beloved waterways. Details

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New Matching Gift Offer to Support SYRCL’S Dam Watchdogs

A SYRCL member, who is concerned about Centennial Dam moving forward, has come forward with a matching gift challenge. Your contribution now will be worth double and will allow us to make the most of this generous offer to sustain our Stop Centennial Dam campaign. Details

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Why is Vanity Fair Interested in the Yuba Watershed?

Melinda Booth and SYRCL, along with nine other California Coastkeeper groups, are featured in the most recent edition of Vanity Fair. Details

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Centennial Dam Spending Must Stop

Centennial Dam failed to qualify for Proposition 1 funding, thanks to our Dam Watchdogs’ efforts. But the project still is moving forward. In fact, there are dozens of ways Centennial Dam could advance right under our noses, one being NID’s new Raw Water Master Plan. Details

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Centennial Dam Watchdogs Rally for the Bear River

Last week SYRCL, the Foothills Water Network, the Sierra Club and Dam Watchdogs rallied for the Bear River in Sacramento. Together, we sent the California Water Commission (CWC) a hearty dose of appreciation. Details

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RSVP for Bear River Recreation Rally in Sacramento

On Wednesday, February 21—the next California Water Commission (CWC) meeting—join SYRCL, Foothills Water Network, and the Sierra Club in Sacramento at our very own Bear River Recreation Rally. Details

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Taking a Stand in Sacramento to Stop Centennial

Last week in Sacramento, SYRCL and our allies at the Foothills Water Network stood up and challenged Centennial Dam’s request for public funding at the California Water Commission. At the meeting, the Nevada Irrigation District was asked point blank if there was any opposition to Centennial. We were there to say YES – opposition is extensive. Details

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Action Alert: Tell State Officials — Say No to Prop 1 Funding for Centennial

NID has submitted a proposal to the California Water Commission — pushing the unsubstantiated idea among state officials that Centennial creates additional habitat and recreational opportunities. This is outrageous. Details

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