Earth Day- American River Clean Up
Come join us for an Earth Day volunteer workday at the American River Confluence. NYCC interns will be working in a collaborative effort with the California State Parks Foundation, CA Department of Parks and Recreation, Auburn Canyon Keepers, and PG&E on a community river clean-up day 9 am-12:30 pm Saturday April 13th. For more information, contact Loren Nakai at (530) 363 8526 email@example.com
News From Native California Article
American Rivers Blog
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Funds Native Youth Conservation Corps (NYCC)
With the support of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the Foundation for Youth Investment (FYI), the SNA Native Youth Conservation Corps will be working on a mountain meadow restoration project this year in collaboration with American Rivers. The 2012 conservation interns will be working on projects to restore the natural water storage and filtration capacity of mountain meadow sites that American Rivers is managing in collaboration with the Tahoe and El Dorado National Forests.
For more information about the NYCC project, please contact Jason Williams (530) 350-0847.
Native Youth Conservation Corps
SNA Native Youth Conservation Corps (NYCC) provides job training and service learning opportunities for youth who want to learn environmental and cultural preservation skills. Restoring the Alta Vista Nature Trail behind the SNA Cultural Education Center, NYCC interns have been busy developing peer education materials and presentations for youth. Past presentations include the Stewardship Council (NYCC funder), the Sierra Health Foundation Youth Conference, and the SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film Festival.
NYCC 10 video