Fall 2023 Newsletter

Fall 2023 Newsletter

  Happening in Hydro Happy December to all of you, and happy fall. It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of 2024 already! It’s been a busy year, and as I reflect back I’m proud of the work that we’ve accomplished together. Here are a...
YFN: November/December Newsletter

YFN: November/December Newsletter

Land Acknowledgement SYRCL works throughout the Yuba River watershed on the Ancestral and Traditional homelands of the Nisenan Tribe, and includes shared boundaries with the Mountain Maidu, Konkow, and Washoe peoples. These tribes have lived here for millennia and...
The Possible Impacts of the EPA Redefining “Waters of the United States” on the Yuba Watershed

The Possible Impacts of the EPA Redefining “Waters of the United States” on the Yuba Watershed

Enacted in 1972, the Clean Water Act established a nationwide approach to improving the quality of our nation’s lakes, rivers, streams, and other water bodies. One of its features is that it prohibits the discharge of pollutants from a point source into “navigable waters” unless otherwise authorized under the Act. “Navigable waters” are defined in the Act as “the waters of the United States, including the territorial seas.”