Bibliography Background About KRIS

KRIS Gualala Sponsors and Cooperators

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection 

The California Department of Forestry (CDF), the primary sponsor of the KRIS Mendocino project, contributed the major portion of the funding. The Fire and Resource Assessment Program (FRAP) within the CDF provided oversight and a great deal of useful information that is included in the KRIS Gualala River database (DB) and Map projects. Timber harvest information and updated roads data were contributed by CDF Santa Rosa.


National Fish and Wildlife Foundation  Pacific Grassroots Salmon Initiative  

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established by Congress in 1984 and dedicated to creating public/private partnerships to conserve our Nation's fish, wildlife, and plant resources. NFWF supplied the original funding for the KRIS Mendocino project in the form of a Pacific Grassroots Salmon Initiative grant.


California Department of Fish and Game 

The California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) provided data for the KRIS Gualala project. Region 3 CDFG was particularly instrumental in the KRIS Gualala project success because it supplied valuable historical documents, which included fisheries data.




Conservation Technology Support Program and ESRI

The Conservation Technology Support Program, with the support of the Earth Science Research Institute (ESRI), awarded a  grant for hardware and software to the Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR), which made it possible to assemble the KRIS Gualala Map project. The Conservation Technology Support Program (CTSP) annually awards grants for equipment, software and training to tax-exempt conservation organizations to build their Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capacity. 


USFS Remote Sensing Lab, Sacramento, CA   

The USFS Remote Sensing Lab provided forest stand and vegetation coverages for the KRIS Map and database projects. The USFS works cooperatively with CDF FRAP on many projects.


California Department of Conservation, Division of of Mines and Geology 

The California Division of Mines and Geology (CDMG), a part of the Department of Conservation, provided preliminary geological information for the KRIS Gualala  Map project. CDMG will be taking a more detailed look at the Big River Basin later this year or early in 2002 as part of the North Coast Watershed Assessment Program.


North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board 

The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB) provided data for KRIS Gualala. 



American Fisheries Society

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) allowed inclusion of some of its journal articles in the KRIS Bibliography. AFS has posted recent journals on the internet, and the entire contents of these journals are available with a subscription. Article abstracts may be viewed at no cost. All AFS journal articles in KRIS are still fully covered by copyright and may not be re-used without written permission from AFS.

Held-Poage Historical Museum and Library

Many of the wonderful historical photos in the KRIS Gualala project were provided by the Held-Poage Historical Museum and Library in Ukiah, California. The museum and library is a subsidiary of the Mendocino Historical Society. Photos may be viewed in KRIS  but any other use must be approved by the Mendocino Historical Society.