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Bear Yuba Land Trust looks to future goals

December 15, 2019

For nearly 30 years, Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) has protected the working and natural lands of the Bear and Yuba River watersheds in the face of increased pressures from development, climate impacts, and the...


NID delays move to take over PG&E lines and services

December 11, 2019

In a 3-2 vote on Wednesday, the Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors decided not to give the Local Agency Formation Commission of Nevada County (LAFCo) approval to expand the district’s sphere of influence, and...










Bear trapped, killed in Tahoe Vista sparks outrage

November 15, 2019

A bear that was trapped and killed near Lake Tahoe by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife early Friday morning has sparked outrage in the community after the Bear League posted about the events...




Remediating mercury at Reclaiming the Sierra

October 17, 2019

Mercury runoff stemming from the historic gold mining that helped make Nevada County the community what it is today continues to provide an environmental challenge from waterhead to the bay and between, according to a...