A Bay-Friendly Guide to Mulch, by the Bay-Friendly Landscaping and Gardening Coalition, 2011.
Biodiversity Action Plan for Sonoma County (Draft, 2009).
California’s Salmon and Trout: Our Valuable Natural Heritage  by Diane Higgins, 1999.
Enhancing and Caring for the Laguna (vol. 1): Restoring and Managing the Laguna de Santa Rosa, by Joseph Honton and Anna Warwick Sears. Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, 2006.
Field Guide to the Laguna de Santa Rosa: A Manual for Identifying Common Animals and Plants. Ed. Catherine Cumberland. Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, 2009.
Field Guide to the Vernal Pool Plants of the Santa Rosa Plain: A Manual for Identifying Common Vernal Pool Plants, by Hattie Brown. The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation and the California Native Plant Society, 2012.
Groundwork: A Handbook for Small-Scale Erosion Control in Coastal California (2nd ed.) by Liza Prunuske. Marin Resource Conservation District and Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program, 1987.
A Guide to Restoring Native Riparian Habitat in the Russian River Watershed, by Sonoma County Water Agency and Circuit Rider Productions, 1998.
The Habitat Garden Book: Wildlife Landscaping for the San Francisco Bay Region (2nd ed.), by Nancy Bauer. Coyote Ridge Press, 2008.
My Healthy Stream: A Handbook for Streamside Owners (2nd ed.), by Jack E. Williams, Michael P. Dombeck, Christopher E. Wood. Trout Unlimited, Aldo Leopold Foundation, 2014.
Slow It, Sink It, Spread It: A Homeowner’s and Landowner’s Guide to Beneficial Stormwater Management. Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation Dist. and the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County, 2010.


(p.1) Santa Rosa Creek, Sonoma County Gazette; Boy, Gore family, 1960; great egret, Susan E. Newman. (p.2) Juliane Poirier. (p.3) J. Poirier, except cow, unknown. (p.4) Chart photos, Brian Hines; others, J. Poirier. (p.5) B. Hines. (p.6) Top, B. Hines; lower left, J. Poirier; lower right, Sandy Metzger. (p.7) Far left, unknown; others, B. Hines. (p.8) John Dittes, 2008. (p.9) Maps, Ashlee Llewellyn; trees, J. Poirier; Pomo woman, E. Curtis. (pg. 10) Trees, J. Poirier; Pomo, unknown; resort, Sonoma County Historical Society Collection. (pg. 11) Elsie Allen, Annie Burke, Pomo basket, unknown; fern, J. Poirier. (pg. 12) Western scrub jay, Joyce Gross, 2003. (pg. 13) Valley acorns, Neil Kramer, 2007; seedling, Nick De Croce; California buckeye seeds, Charles E. Jones, 2002; Willows, USDA. (pg. 14) Common yellowthroat, Christopher Christie, 2008; Osprey, Gerald & Buff Corsi, 1999, CAL ACAD; salamander, Bill Stagnaro, 2008; beaver, John White, 2003; red-legged frog, Robert Wanat,2007; red-shouldered hawk, Nutalls woodpecker, Ron Wolf, 2008; belted kingfisher, Steve Zamek, 2009; shrimp, fox, unknown. (pg. 15) Insects, unknown; illustrations of trout, coho and Chinook, Sonoma County Water Agency; steelhead trout, NOAA. (pg. 16) J. Poirier. (pg. 17) Oregon ash, big leaf maple, and coastal redwood, unknown; California buckeye, J. Poirier.


The following individuals made helpful contributions:
Benjamin Benson, Pepperwood
Susan Billie, Bead Fever, Ukiah
Michelle Halbur, Pepperwood
Diane Higgins, Salmon in the Classroom, Arcata
Brian Hines, Redwood Empire Trout Unlimited
Sean McNeil, City of Santa Rosa
Sherrie Smith-Ferri. Grace Hudson Museum ,Ukiah
Phil Van Soelen, California Flora Nursery, Fulton
Thanks to Brian Hines for text contributions for Colgan Creek Tour.