SYRCL: A voice for the Yuba

IN 1969, CONGRESS CREATED THE LAKE Tahoe Regional Planning Agency as the “voice of Lake Tahoe.” It came after two decades of rapid growth. The South Yuba River—Mother Nature’s other world-class watershed in our region— has been disrupted since the Gold Rush: hydraulic mining, dams, logging and development. Unlike Tahoe, Congress did not come to […]

SYRCL turns 30 @ Wild & Scenic Film Festival

THE SOUTH YUBA RIVER CITIZENS League is the leading voice for the protection and restoration of the Yuba River and the greater Yuba watershed, a world-class recreation destination. SYRCL (pronounced “circle”) was founded through a rural, grassroots campaign to defend the South Yuba River from proposed hydropower dams—an epic environmental battle in California. It has […]

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