South Yuba River Citizens League

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) has a long history as one of the largest and most accomplished watershed protection organizations in the country.  Established in 1983, and currently operating with over 3,500 annual members and volunteers, SYRCL spearheads a campaign to restore California’s wild salmon populations, has a rigorous river science and watershed restoration program, and annually produces the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, the largest event of its kind in the country. SYRCL is a financially stable organization, has a staff of ten, an annual budget of $1M, and is based in Nevada City, California which is an active and beautiful rural town with a strong sense of community.