September 26, 2020 – With the summer season nearing its end, YubaNet is teaming up with Yuba River Public Safety Cohort on Wednesday September 30th to discuss with the public the work accomplished, pursued and needed to address the challenges faced at the South Yuba River.
In 2020, we have seen an unprecedented number of visitors throughout the river corridor that has created major risks to public safety and impacts of ecological damage to the watershed that include escaped campfires, overflowing trash, illegal parking, illegal dispersed camping, and calls for emergency services. On August 17th the community’s worst nightmare became a reality when the Jones Fire broke out within the river canyon that ultimately burned 705 acres, destroyed 21 structures, and threatened thousands of homes and the cities of Nevada City and City of Grass Valley highlighting the urgency of public safety. The topics include but are not limited to water safety, increased visitation due to COVID-19, parking, trash, Jones Fire impacts, wildfire prevention and more. Following the introduction, a Q & A will ensue with representatives from across the Cohort to answer questions.
Join the Yuba River Safety Cohort for a Convo with the Cohort on Wednesday September 30th from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or ask them live during the Q&A session. The Town Hall will also be live-streamed on YubaNet’s Facebook and on demand on YubaNet’s YouTube.