Bibliography Background About KRIS

KRIS Navarro Sponsors and Cooperators 


Sonoma County Water Agency

The Sonoma County Water Agency provides water to residential and agricultural customers in Mendocino, Sonoma and Marin counties. The agency funded KRIS Navarro and projects for other basins to gather information as a partner in recovery planning.


North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board 

The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB) provided data and reports for KRIS Navarro but also staff over see all KRIS projects currently funded by the Sonoma County Water Agency. The content of KRIS Navarro and review is overseen by the NCRWQCB while SCWA provides fiscal oversight.


California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection 

The California Department of Forestry (CDF), the primary sponsor of the KRIS Navarro 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 Navarro River database. and Map projects. Timber harvest information and updated roads data were contributed by CDF Santa Rosa.


Mendocino County Water Agency  

The Mendocino County Water Agency provided important information from their on-going watershed monitoring programs.  Hydrologist Dennis Slota worked closely with KRIS staff to assemble data sets for inclusion in KRIS Navarro.


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 Navarro project in the form of a Pacific Grassroots Salmon Initiative grant.


Mendocino Redwood Company 

The Mendocino Redwood Company was cooperative in every way with the KRIS Navarro project, supplying fisheries, water quality and large wood data as well as an excellent GIS project. MRC staff also participated in peer review.


The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District  

The Mendocino RCD has been dedicated to the restoration of salmon and steelhead in Mendocino County for over 30 years. Their restoration pictures and reports on Navarro Projects are useful additions to KRIS Navarro.


USDA Forest Service Redwood Sciences Lab

The Pacific Southwest Region Experimental Station in Arcata, California, known as the Redwood Sciences Lab,  generously shared  their scientific literature and data and  participated in peer review.

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.


The John Muir Institute at the University of California, Davis 

The John Muir Institute at U.C. Davis provided important data from current research in the Navarro River watershed. Students, researchers and staff, under the direction of Dr. Michael Johnson, also provided insight regarding fisheries habitat conditions.


California Department of Fish and Game 

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



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 Navarro 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.

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 Navarro Map project.


Anderson Valley Historical Society

Many priceless historical photos in the KRIS Navarro project were scanned from the collection of the Anderson Valley Museum in Boonville. Volunteer museum staff provided much of the information contained in the photo captions. This museum contains images that give a glimpse into the early development of the Navarro Basin and a chronicle of historical land use activities.


Held-Poage Historical Museum and Library

Many of the wonderful historical photos in the KRIS projects 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.


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.