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Seminar on plastics offered in Grass Valley

June 14, 2019

Where do plastics come from and where do they go after use? The Golden Empire Chapter of the United Nations Association of the USA is trying to find out, according to a release. Please join...


June snow survey in the Sierra a rarity
June snow survey in the Sierra a rarity

June 11, 2019

A wet winter bringing large amounts of snow and unseasonably low spring temperatures to the Sierra combined to keep the snowpack lingering, so much so Nevada Irrigation District hydrographers were able to conduct surveys at...


Community partners urge Yuba River visitors to be safe
Community partners urge Yuba River visitors to be safe

June 6, 2019

The rains have finally stopped and the temperatures are rising. And that means the first wave of the approximately 500,000 annual visitors to the South Yuba River State Park is about to hit Nevada County,...


Report: Lake Tahoe clarity improves by over 10 feet in 2018
Report: Lake Tahoe clarity improves by over 10 feet in 2018

May 24, 2019

Lake Tahoe’s renowned clarity experienced a dramatic improvement in 2018 compared to the previous year — a fact researchers attribute to a more mild winter. According to data released by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental...




Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off Celebration of Trails
Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off Celebration of Trails

May 21, 2019

Bear Yuba Land Trust is hosting a Celebration of Trails Kick Off event at 5 p.m. today at Grass Valley Brewing Company. The event is for the community to learn more about Celebration of Trails,...






SYRCL River Ambassador training session scheduled
SYRCL River Ambassador training session scheduled

May 3, 2019

Recognizing that it takes a community to keep the Yuba clean, the South Yuba River Citizens League and California State Parks are hosting a River Ambassador training on Friday in Nevada City, according to a...




Earth Day on display
Earth Day on display

April 30, 2019

Ghidotti Early College student Lily Noble sports a earth balloon during Sierra College’s Earth Day and Health Fair event last Thursday. Booths from local health clubs, and environmental organizations were on hand to offer information,...