Putah Creek News
01 September 2017
California wild rose is a deciduous shrub that can be found along riparian (close to water) areas below 6,000 feet of elevation. Its not-very-showy flowers are...
10 August 2017
Friends, Our planting van - which many of you know and love as much as we do - has reached the end of its serviceable life. We're in the market for a...
02 June 2017
Milkweeds are native to all of California, although today they are mostly found in northern California; from the coast into the Sierra, from wetland riparian...
Native Plant Nursery
The Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee, Putah Creek Council, and CAL FIRE's L.A. Moran Reforestation Center are partners in a native plant nursery to propagate local ecotypes for habitat enhancement and restoration work in the Putah Creek watershed.
Lower Putah Creek Restoration Planning
The Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee (LPCCC) and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) are developing conceptual plans for habitat enhancement projects on Lower Putah Creek from Monticello Dam to the Yolo Bypass. This planning project will have significant public input so that future projects on Lower Putah Creek are scientifically sound and community-supported.
Putah Creek Council Oral History
Putah Creek Council turned 25 years old in 2013 and our board of directors and many generous supporters provided the funding to record this impressive history for future generations of creek advocates.
The Putah Creek Legacy
The 1989 drought put Putah Creek on the map, when its stream ran dry and the neighboring counties went to court. Today, after $12 million in restoration efforts, there's water for farmers and for fish — even amid another drought. As more communities face drought conditions, could the Putah Creek success story be repeated? A five part series by Elizabeth Case.