Troubled by Trash? Help SYRCL Identify River Cleanup Sites

Have your trips to the river been sullied by troublesome trash, repellent rubbish or disagreeable debris? If so, we want to know. Details

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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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Scotch Broom Challenge

SYRCL’s annual Scotch broom Challenge is set for Saturday, March 30 from 9:00am-1pm. We will meet at the SYRCL office and will carpool to Purdon Crossing.

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Scotch Broom Challenge – March 30

Scotch broom is the most conspicuous invasive species we have in our watershed. It is extremely flammable and is toxic to deer, livestock, and horses. But, wait! There is something you can do to reduce the risk Scotch broom poses to our community and beautiful Yuba home. ​Details

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Three Wild & Scenic Film Events: Tickets On Sale Now

Join us for environmental and adventure films that will inspire activism and transport you to the farthest reaches of the globe, at Wild & Scenic events on March 30, April 7 and April 27. Details

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Join the Scotch Broom Challenge – March 30

Join your fellow river-lovers for this fun and rewarding challenge. Help us remove this invasive species from Purdon Crossing on Saturday, March 30. Details

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March 7: Van Norden Dam Project DEIR Adequacy Meeting

A hearing before the Nevada County Planning Commission has been scheduled for March 7 to discuss the adequacy of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Van Norden Dam Spillway Modification Project. The public and stakeholders are encouraged to attend. Details

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SYRCL Asks Nevada County to Prioritize Yuba Watershed Protections in Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

SYRCL submitted a comment letter to Nevada County analyzing the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on its proposed Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance (NCCO). “As the Yuba River is an economic driver, recreational treasure, and ecological stronghold within our community, SYRCL took our obligation to protect the Yuba River seriously and spoke on behalf of this resource in these comments,” said Melinda Booth, SYRCL’s Executive Director. Details

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival: A Record Breaking Year

This year’s record-breaking attendance at Wild & Scenic shows us that the world is ready to be inspired. People are seeking out the stories that celebrate environmental activism and teach us how we can each make a difference. Details

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