2019 State of the Yuba

Like the President’s annual address, SYRCL’s annual “State of the Yuba” serves as a report to the citizens of the Yuba watershed on the condition of the river, to outline SYRCL’s priorities for the coming year, and most importantly, enlist all river lovers in the protection and restoration of the Yuba. This FREE event is for all members of the community who care about the Yuba River and want to know more about SYRCL’s efforts to protect the watershed.

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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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Riparian Trees & Shrub Walk at the Bear River

Join us for an evening hike along the Bear River while you learn about the trees and shrubs that inhabit its banks and how they are an important part of a healthy river. Our walk will be led by two plant experts: SYRCL’s own scientist and plant expert Betsy Harbert and Wolf Creek Community Alliance read more >>

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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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