FREE Water Education Activities at Local Libraries this Summer

Join Detective Drizzle in hands-on activities that explore the water cycle. Come and get your hands wet as we investigate the mystery of the magical liquid upon which all life depends. Details

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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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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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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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Bird Walk for Beginners at the Bear River

Join us at the Bear River for a morning Bird Walk for Beginners led by expert Rudy Darling, president of the Sierra Foothills Audubon Society.  We will explore and identify birds in the Bear River canyon, talk about migration patterns of seasonal birds and habitats of birds of the Sierras.  This easy walk will last read more >>

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Join Us July 11th for River Ambassador Training

River Ambassadors are on the river every weekend working hard to cultivate a culture of environmentalism. If you are interested in joining the River Ambassador Program please attend our mid-season training on July 11. 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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Come and Play: River Ambassador Opening Day

Starting Saturday, May 26, throughout the rest of the season, you will be seeing River Ambassadors at your favorite South Yuba River crossing to educate visitors and protect our Yuba. Details

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Free BioBlitz!

On Sunday, May 6, SYRCL is teaming up with Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) to offer a BioBlitz – a free event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. Bring the whole family and a picnic lunch to the Cascade Canal/ Orene Weatherall trail from 10 am – 2 pm.

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Announcement from CA State Parks: Peak Season Fee Increase

Starting Saturday, May 27 and continuing through peak season, parking fees will increase to $10 per vehicle at local State Parks. More…

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