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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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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SYRCL is Hiring 3 Dedicated AmeriCorps Members — Apply Today!

SYRCL is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people, willing to commit a year of service in the Sierra Nevada mountains of northern California, to protect the beautiful natural resources of the Yuba River watershed and to help build sustainable river communities. Deadline to apply is July 25. Details

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Learn How You Can Help Save Our Aspens, and Mountain Meadows too!

Do you know the importance of aspen trees for biodiversity in our watershed? Did you know that Aspen stands are currently threatened? Are you curious about the relationship between aspen and meadows? Please join SYRCL for a FREE educational evening with David Burton, Director of the Aspen Delineation Project and recipient of Bureau of Land read more >>

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Scotch Broom Challenge Success – and more Restoration Events Coming!

SYRCL’s 22 volunteers removed 1 acre of  Scotch Broom at Hoyt’s Crossing on the South Yuba River on April 27th. With such an excellent turn out of dedicated volunteers, we covered more ground than expected. SYRCL has adopted Hoyts Crossing as a site for annual removal efforts and eventual eradication.  This work helps to reduce read more >>

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Seeking dedicated river lovers to help remove Scotch Broom

We are calling on all river lovers to join us in this sustained effort to rid Hoyts Crossing of Scotch Broom on April 27th at 9 am. The Scotch Broom Challenge day includes a one mile hike into Hoyt’s Crossing on the South Yuba River, a brief introduction to Scotch Broom, such as identification and read more >>

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Save the Date: SYRCL takes the Scotch Broom Challenge

It’s that time of year again: the race to pull Scotch Broom, the terrible invasive species plaguing the Sierra Nevada, has begun. We are calling on all river lovers to join us in this effort to rid our local environment of Scotch Broom on April 27th at 9 am. SYRCL is proud to be part read more >>

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Celebrate SYRCL’s 30th Anniversary in the snow, on trails, tasting wine and beer or bidding on auction items!

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) is commemorating our 30th anniversary of uniting the community to protect and restore the Yuba River with a terrific year of celebratory events.  We invite you to experience the Yuba River watershed with us from mountain top passes with stellar views of the surrounding peaks to trails removing read more >>

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Who Will Talk to the 1,000th River Visitor?

Join the vibrant and fun team of volunteer River Ambassadors TODAY and help us educate our1,000th  river visitor this weekend! The River Captains and volunteer River Ambassadors have been walking the trails and greeting visitors from all over the world from Peru to Germany at Purdon and Highway 49 Crossing every weekend since July 4 read more >>

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Job Opportunity: Love the Yuba? Become a paid River Captain this summer!

SYRCL is seeking to hire two River Captains who will be the face of SYRCL’s new River Ambassador Program  this summer and who will be responsible for managing a corps of volunteer River Ambassadors on the river. The River Ambassador Program focuses on educating and motivating the thousands of annual visitors to the Yuba River read more >>

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