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Plants and Animals of Putah Creek

Each month, we feature a different plant species that resides in the Putah Creek watershed. Read all about our favorite plants here: Our Creekside Neighbors. 







Read about some of the invasive plants and animals that infest the Putah-Cache watershed: Invasive Species Awareness





Every fall, to great fanfare, migrating Chinook salmon return to Putah Creek to spawn. We celebrate the return of salmon at the Salmon Festival and then we watch for them along the creek in the months of November and December. Click the following link to learn more about salmon and how to view them responsibly during spawning season: Salmon Spawning in Putah Creek.



Learn about cavity-nesting birds on Putah Creek at this blog published by the UC Davis Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology: Songbird Nestbox Project