Recent Changes for "Putah Creek" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_CreekRecent Changes of the page "Putah Creek" on Davis Wiki.en-us Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2012-02-09 23:00:25MikeyCrewsAhhh yes...the elsuive Muskrats of Yolo County <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(putahcreekmonster.jpg, "M<span>y</span>ste<span>r Mammal</span>(c) ["Users/MikeyCrews" Mikey], '12", right, thumbnail, 360)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(putahcreekmonster.jpg, "M<span>u</span>s<span>kra</span>t<span>&nbsp;Suns</span>e<span>t</span>(c) ["Users/MikeyCrews" Mikey], '12", right, thumbnail, 360)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2012-02-09 22:30:18CarlosOverstreetComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 93: </td> <td> Line 93: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2012-02-09 21:30:18'' [[nbsp]] Prolly a muskrat. I've seen them by and in the creek over the years. --["Users/CarlosOverstreet"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2012-02-09 19:46:16MikeyCrewsComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 91: </td> <td> Line 91: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2012-02-09 18:46:16'' [[nbsp]] I saw some sort of mammal swimming in the creek today. It didn't swim like an otter. It swam like a beaver, but seemed to small to be a beaver and I didn't see a big tail. Somewhere between a large rat and beaver in shape and appearance. I posted a picture of it above, though it's very small in the photo. It went beneath the surface when I approached. Any thoughts as to what that could be? --["Users/MikeyCrews"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2012-02-09 19:43:17MikeyCrews <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(putahcreekmonster.jpg, "Myster Mammal(c) ["Users/MikeyCrews" Mikey], '12", right, thumbnail, 360)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2012-02-09 19:34:03MikeyCrewsUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek?action=Files&do=view&target=putahcreekmonster.jpg">putahcreekmonster.jpg</a>.Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-08-20 09:14:45CovertProfessor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The [http://www.putahcreekcouncil.org/ Putah Creek Council] is probably the most important local-issue ["Environmental Organizations" Environmental Organization]. For more information on the history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The ["Putah Creek Council"] is probably the most important local-issue ["Environmental Organizations" Environmental Organization]. For more information on the history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-08-20 09:14:12CovertProfessorComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 88: </td> <td> Line 88: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-08-20 09:14:12'' [[nbsp]] Do volunteer work for the ["Putah Creek Council"]! --["Users/CovertProfessor"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-08-20 03:39:36MikeyCrewsComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 86: </td> <td> Line 86: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-08-20 03:39:36'' [[nbsp]] yea do something about it. --["Users/MikeyCrews"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-05-30 22:09:53WesHardakerlink to ticks <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"]. ["Birds" Bird watching] is quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. River Otters and Beavers can be spotted on the banks of the creek. The Arboretum is also great place to see ducks ["Sex" copulate]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"]. ["Birds" Bird watching] is quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. River Otters and Beavers can be spotted on the banks of the creek. The Arboretum is also great place to see ducks ["Sex" copulate].<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;It is worth noting that many of the ["Weeds" weedy] banks surrounding the river are known for ["Ticks"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-04-11 21:48:36JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ["Putah Creek Winery"] cites on their website the less controversial derivation found in ''California Place Names'' (Gudde, ["1949"]) which claims that Putah mean "grassy creek" in native Miwok.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-02-05 19:50:48ScottMeehleib <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + For some reason, the local people decided to shorten the name and change Puto to the feminine form of the noun around 1845. However, the United States Board on Geographic Names found Puta obscene, and therefore the "h" was placed at the end.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-02-05 18:32:47ScottMeehleib <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "Putah" descends from "Puto", which is the name that the Spanish settlers gave to the local Native American tribe. Due to the fact that puta and puto in Spanish mean "female whore" and "male whore", there has been much speculation over whether or not these names were meant to be intentionally offensive. The Native American tribe in question referred to themselves using a word which sounded something like ["Puttoy"] to the European settlers' ears; therefore "Puto" may or may not have represented an honest but unfortunate attempt to transliterate the original term to Spanish. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "Putah" descends from "Puto", which is the name that the Spanish settlers gave to the local Native American tribe. <span>The Spanish name for the creek was therefore "Rio de los Putos", meaning River of the Putos. </span>Due to the fact that puta and puto in Spanish mean "female whore" and "male whore", there has been much speculation over whether or not these names were meant to be intentionally offensive. The Native American tribe in question referred to themselves using a word which sounded something like ["Puttoy"] to the European settlers' ears; therefore "Puto" may or may not have represented an honest but unfortunate attempt to transliterate the original term to Spanish. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-02-05 18:09:39ScottMeehleib <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- "Putah" descends from "Puto", which is the name that the Spanish settlers gave to the local ["Native Americans" Native American] tribe. Due to the fact that puta and puto in Spanish mean "female whore" and "male whore", there has been much speculation over whether or not these names were meant to be intentionally offensive. The Native American tribe in question referred to themselves using a word which sounded something like ["Puttoy"] to Western ears; therefore "Puto" may or may not have represented an honest but unfortunate attempt to transliterate the original term to Spanish.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The original name for the creek, as given by the local ["Native Americans"] who once lived beside it, sounded something like "Liwaito" or "Leywe" according to 19th century texts written by people of limited familiarity with the ["Patwin"] language.<br> + <br> + "Putah" descends from "Puto", which is the name that the Spanish settlers gave to the local Native American tribe. Due to the fact that puta and puto in Spanish mean "female whore" and "male whore", there has been much speculation over whether or not these names were meant to be intentionally offensive. The Native American tribe in question referred to themselves using a word which sounded something like ["Puttoy"] to the European settlers' ears; therefore "Puto" may or may not have represented an honest but unfortunate attempt to transliterate the original term to Spanish.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-02-05 17:25:46ScottMeehleib <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "Putah" descends from "Puto", which is the name that the Spanish settlers gave to the local Native American tribe. Due to the fact that puta and puto in Spanish mean "female whore" and "male whore", there has been much speculation over whether or not these names were meant to be intentionally offensive. The Native American tribe referred to themselves using a word which sounded something like ["Puttoy"]; therefore "Puto" may or may not have represented an honest but unfortunate attempt to transliterate the original term to Spanish. </td> <td> <span>+</span> "Putah" descends from "Puto", which is the name that the Spanish settlers gave to the local <span>["</span>Native American<span>s" Native American]</span> tribe. Due to the fact that puta and puto in Spanish mean "female whore" and "male whore", there has been much speculation over whether or not these names were meant to be intentionally offensive. The Native American tribe <span>in question </span>referred to themselves using a word which sounded something like ["Puttoy"]<span>&nbsp;to Western ears</span>; therefore "Puto" may or may not have represented an honest but unfortunate attempt to transliterate the original term to Spanish. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2011-02-05 17:20:07ScottMeehleibmore specifics about the name <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Many claim that "Putah" descends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". At one point the people who lived here harvested [wiki:wikipedia:"Tule"] reeds that they used to build ["Tule House" tule houses].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ "Putah" descends from "Puto", which is the name that the Spanish settlers gave to the local Native American tribe. Due to the fact that puta and puto in Spanish mean "female whore" and "male whore", there has been much speculation over whether or not these names were meant to be intentionally offensive. The Native American tribe referred to themselves using a word which sounded something like ["Puttoy"]; therefore "Puto" may or may not have represented an honest but unfortunate attempt to transliterate the original term to Spanish.<br> + <br> + At one point the people who lived here harvested [wiki:wikipedia:"Tule"] reeds that they used to build ["Tule House" tule houses].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2010-10-25 09:42:52DeanMcVeyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 76: </td> <td> Line 76: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2010-10-25 09:42:52'' [[nbsp]] you should do something about it. --["Users/DeanMcVey"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2010-10-23 02:59:22CarlosOverstreetLinked Wildlife <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> == Wildlife &amp; Bird Watching == </td> <td> <span>+</span> ==<span>&nbsp;["Town Wildlife"</span> Wildlife &amp; Bird Watching<span>]</span> == </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2010-07-19 16:54:52BruceThomas <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 68: </td> <td> Line 68: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> -</span> * [http://delicious.com/brthomas/Putah-Creek Putah Creek Recreation &amp; Conservation Directory] S<span>ort alphabeticall</span>y<span>, 1=kay</span>aking-canoeing, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=hiking-camping, 6=local information. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [http://delicious.com/brthomas/Putah-Creek Putah Creek Recreation &amp; Conservation Directory] <span>Display options: alphabetical 100. </span>S<span>ection 1=ka</span>yaking-canoeing, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=hiking-camping, 6=local information. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-09-22 00:41:02CarlosOverstreetadded link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UC Davis ["Putah Creek Picnic Area" Picnic Area] downstream to the stillwater below ["Old Davis Road"]. The band [wiki:WikiPedia:Creedence_Clearwater_Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival] even wrote the song ''Green River'' about spending their summers at Putah Creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great <span>["</span>carp<span>"]</span> fishing in the section of creek from the UC Davis ["Putah Creek Picnic Area" Picnic Area] downstream to the stillwater below ["Old Davis Road"]. The band [wiki:WikiPedia:Creedence_Clearwater_Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival] even wrote the song ''Green River'' about spending their summers at Putah Creek. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-08-22 13:35:08BruceThomasNew Zealand mud snails <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 53: </td> <td> Line 53: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ 1. Don't spread [http://daviswiki.org/Lake_Solano_County_Park?action=Files&amp;do=view&amp;target=new_zealand_mudsnails.JPG New Zealand mud snails] from Putah Creek to other waterways!</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 54: </td> <td> Line 55: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>1</span>. There are many blind corners, most of which are left handed. In fact an oddly high percentage of them are left handed. </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>2</span>. There are many blind corners, most of which are left handed. In fact an oddly high percentage of them are left handed. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-08-22 13:26:37JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 53: </td> <td> Line 53: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> 1. ["Boating"] <span>is done at your own</span> risk<span>&nbsp;with the understanding that</span> Putah Creek is untamed and contains many strainers and blind rapids. [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060 Flow] is not constant, and subject to change.<br> <span>- 2</span>. There are many blind corners, most of which are left handed. In fact an oddly high percentage of them are left handed.<br> <span>- 3</span>. Depending on the time of year you may have to navigate through sections where the water flows under a surface logjam of trash and debris. Think the garbage compactor from Star Wars to get an idea of what that is like.<br> <span>- 4</span>. The river will pull you through every blackberry bush it can. There is a lot of overhanging foliage ranging from trees that act as strainers to bushes with thorns.<br> <span>- 5</span>. The narrowest stretch is between ["Interstate 80" I-80] and Old Davis Road.<br> <span>- 6</span>. There is at least one place where there is a large log just above the water. There are several areas that require a portage.<br> <span>- 7</span>. It takes all day, pack a lunch and wear your ["Sun Protection" sunscreen.]<br> <span>- 8</span>. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature. </td> <td> <span>+</span> 1. ["Boating"] <span>on our navigable waterways is the right of any person in the United States, but you should probably be aware of the</span> risk<span>s. </span> Putah Creek is untamed and contains many strainers and blind rapids. [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060 Flow] is not constant, and subject to change.<br> <span>+ 1</span>. There are many blind corners, most of which are left handed. In fact an oddly high percentage of them are left handed.<br> <span>+ 1</span>. Depending on the time of year you may have to navigate through sections where the water flows under a surface logjam of trash and debris. Think the garbage compactor from Star Wars to get an idea of what that is like.<br> <span>+ 1</span>. The river will pull you through every blackberry bush it can. There is a lot of overhanging foliage ranging from trees that act as strainers to bushes with thorns.<br> <span>+ 1</span>. The narrowest stretch is between ["Interstate 80" I-80] and Old Davis Road.<br> <span>+ 1</span>. There is at least one place where there is a large log just above the water. There are several areas that require a portage.<br> <span>+ 1</span>. It takes all day, pack a lunch and wear your ["Sun Protection" sunscreen.]<br> <span>+ 1</span>. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-08-22 13:16:51BruceThomasshort jaunt back to boating section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstream. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well.<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 49: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + A popular boating trip done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area at ["Putah Creek Riparian Reserve"]. This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstream. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-08-22 12:29:54BruceThomasboating section - removed dead link &amp; added info about 3 sections for boating <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 47: </td> <td> Line 47: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- It is possible to ["Paddling" kayak] or canoe from ["Winters"] to Davis, but [http://www.ca.nrcs.usda.gov/features/Projects/upperputah/upcabout.html Upper Putah Creek] (the section above ["Lake Berryessa"]) is much better for [http://cacreeks.com/putah.htm boating] and several items below should be noted.<br> - 1. Do so at your own risk with the understanding that sections are untamed with strainers and blind rapids. [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060 Flow] is not constant, and subject to change.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ There are three distinct sections for [http://brt-insights.blogspot.com/2009/08/putah-creek-paddle-boating-california.html paddleboating on Putah Creek]:<br> + * Upstream from ["Lake Berryessa"] - class IV+ whitewater - beware strainer hazards. This section begins just south from ["Clear Lake"].<br> + * Lake Berryessa outflow to ["Lake Solano County Park"] - class II whitewater - beware strainer hazards. This short section is east of ["Winters"].<br> + * Lake Solano outflow to Sacramento River - class I flatwater. This section flows south of Winters and south of Davis via ["Stevenson Bridge"], ["Old Davis Road"] bridge &amp; ["Mace Boulevard"] bridge.<br> + <br> + Several items below should be noted.<br> + 1. ["Boating"] is done at your own risk with the understanding that Putah Creek is untamed and contains many strainers and blind rapids. [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060 Flow] is not constant, and subject to change.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-08-22 12:22:02BruceThomaspopular short jaunt moved from boating to hiking <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstream. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 55: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstream. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well.<br> - <br> - <br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-08-21 00:24:58DukeMcAdow <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 66: </td> <td> Line 66: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * [http://putahcreek.ucdavis.edu Putah Creek Riparian Reserve] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [http://putahcreek.ucdavis.edu <span>UC Davis </span>Putah Creek Riparian Reserve<span>&nbsp;web site</span>] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-08-21 00:15:36DukeMcAdowAdded links. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 66: </td> <td> Line 66: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * [http://putahcreek.ucdavis.edu Putah Creek Riparian Reserve]<br> + * [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu/what/restoria.html The Putah-Cache Bioregion Project]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-06-19 00:59:11JoePomidor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Putah Creek''' is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. The portion of Putah Creek moving through UC Davis is the lowermost reach of a creek that drains a large watershed originating in springs on Cobb Mountain. Putah Creek flows through Middletown and eventually empties into ["Lake Berryessa" Berryessa Reservoir]. Below the Putah Creek Diversion Dam, Putah Creek is diverted for use in Solano County and UC Davis before flowing through a levee-controlled channel past ["Winters"], south of Davis and terminating in the toe drain of the ["Yolo Bypass"]. Lower Putah Creek, which once supported over 22,000 acres of lush riparian forest, has been modified over the years into a regulated stream following an unnatural channel and supporting many introduced species of plants and animals. Putah Creek's main channel was historically its north fork, which runs through campus (the present day UC Davis ["Arboretum"]). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the south fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Putah Creek''' is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic<span>al</span> cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. The portion of Putah Creek moving through UC Davis is the lowermost reach of a creek that drains a large watershed originating in springs on Cobb Mountain. Putah Creek flows through Middletown and eventually empties into ["Lake Berryessa" Berryessa Reservoir]. Below the Putah Creek Diversion Dam, Putah Creek is diverted for use in Solano County and UC Davis before flowing through a levee-controlled channel past ["Winters"], south of Davis and terminating in the toe drain of the ["Yolo Bypass"]. Lower Putah Creek, which once supported over 22,000 acres of lush riparian forest, has been modified over the years into a regulated stream following an unnatural channel and supporting many introduced species of plants and animals. Putah Creek's main channel was historically its north fork, which runs through campus (the present day UC Davis ["Arboretum"]). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the south fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In its early years, ["Town History" Davisville] was periodically flooded by high flows from Putah Creek and by 1872 efforts began to divert Putah Creek away from the city. A new channel, the south fork, was dredged and is the channel we now know as Putah Creek as it passes the southern periphery of the UC Davis ["campus"]. The concrete levees on both sides of the creek bed result from this dredging, which was expanded by the Army Corps of Engineers' over the course of 1943-1949. The channel straightening caused Putah Creek to cut downward, leaving a channel 10-20 feet lower than the original stream bed. When Monticello Dam <span>ceased</span> operation in 1957, the down-cutting ended with <span>the elimination of flooding which is now stored in</span> Berryessa<span>&nbsp;Reservoir</span>. Though the cement-lined canal meandering through the Arboretum, the Arboretum Waterway, follows the original creek bed, it has no natural flow and acts more like a p<span>ond</span> than a creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In its early years, ["Town History" Davisville] was periodically flooded by high flows from Putah Creek and by 1872 efforts began to divert Putah Creek away from the city. A new channel, the south fork, was dredged and is the channel we now know as Putah Creek as it passes the southern periphery of the UC Davis ["campus"]. The concrete levees on both sides of the creek bed result from this dredging, which was expanded by the Army Corps of Engineers' over the course of 1943-1949. The channel straightening caused Putah Creek to cut downward, leaving a channel 10-20 feet lower than the original stream bed. When Monticello Dam <span>began</span> operation in 1957, the down-cutting ended with <span>flood waters being stored in lake</span> Berryessa. Though the cement-lined canal meandering through the Arboretum, the Arboretum Waterway, follows the original creek bed, it has no natural flow and acts more like a <span>["EPA Su</span>p<span>erfund area" pond]</span> than a creek. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Good swimming spots exist wherever waters are deep enough to swim. Many cyclists enjoy plunging into the cold waters of the ["Winters Swimming Hole"] after making the 14-mile ride. This swimming hole benefits from a rope swing which hangs from a large creek-side <span>S</span>ycamore tree and plenty of spots for sun bathing on a defunct concrete dam<span>n</span>. Those less inclined to make the trip to <span>w</span>inters can find slightly-warmer, but still refreshing, spots to swim within the [http://putahcreek.ucdavis.edu/ UC Davis Riparian Reserve]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Good swimming spots exist wherever waters are deep enough to swim. Many cyclists enjoy plunging into the cold waters of the ["Winters Swimming Hole"] after making the 14-mile ride. This swimming hole benefits from a rope swing which hangs from a large creek-side <span>s</span>ycamore tree and plenty of spots for sun bathing on a defunct concrete dam. Those less inclined to make the trip to <span>W</span>inters can find slightly-warmer, but still refreshing, spots to swim within the [http://putahcreek.ucdavis.edu/ UC Davis Riparian Reserve]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 50: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> 5. The narrowest stretch is between ["Interstate 80" I-80] and <span>o</span>ld <span>d</span>avis <span>r</span>oad. </td> <td> <span>+</span> 5. The narrowest stretch is between ["Interstate 80" I-80] and <span>O</span>ld <span>D</span>avis <span>R</span>oad. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-06-18 22:19:32Prof.Spice <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Good swimming spots exist wherever waters are deep enough to swim. Many cyclists enjoy plunging into the cold waters of the ["Winters Swimming Hole"] after making the 14-mile ride. This swimming hole benefits from a rope swing which hangs from a large creek-side Sycamore tree and plenty of spots for sun bathing on a defunct concrete damn. Those less inclined to make the trip to winters can find slightly-warmer, but still refreshing, spots to swim within the [<span>"</span>UC Davis Riparian Reserve<span>"</span>]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Good swimming spots exist wherever waters are deep enough to swim. Many cyclists enjoy plunging into the cold waters of the ["Winters Swimming Hole"] after making the 14-mile ride. This swimming hole benefits from a rope swing which hangs from a large creek-side Sycamore tree and plenty of spots for sun bathing on a defunct concrete damn. Those less inclined to make the trip to winters can find slightly-warmer, but still refreshing, spots to swim within the [<span>http://putahcreek.ucdavis.edu/ </span>UC Davis Riparian Reserve]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-05-28 09:08:48BruceThomasupdate link to directory <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 65: </td> <td> Line 65: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * [http://del.icio.us/brthomas/PutahCreek Putah Creek Recreation Directory]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * [http://delicious.com/brthomas/Putah-Creek Putah Creek Recreation &amp; Conservation Directory] Sort alphabetically, 1=kayaking-canoeing, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=hiking-camping, 6=local information.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2009-05-13 13:23:00CarlosOverstreetFishing Comments <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the [http://www.yolocounty.org/<span>prm/putahcreekfishing.htm</span> section of creek] <span>from</span> the UC Davis Picnic Area <span>downstream to</span> the stillwater below Old Davis Road. [http://www.<span>putahcree</span>kflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the [http://www.yolocounty.org/<span>index.aspx?page=387</span> section of creek] <span>down to</span> the UC Davis Picnic Area <span>and</span> the stillwater below Old Davis Road. <span>Upstream from </span>[http://www.<span>fishsniffer.com/maps/putah.html La</span>k<span>e Solano up to Lake Berryessa] is a great wild and hatchery raised trout fishery.[http://www.putahcreek</span>flyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-12-07 11:47:52NickW <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"]. ["Birds" Bird watching] is quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. River Otters and Beavers can be spotted on the banks of the creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"]. ["Birds" Bird watching] is quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. River Otters and Beavers can be spotted on the banks of the creek.<span>&nbsp;The Arboretum is also great place to see ducks ["Sex" copulate].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-11-18 22:18:21gurglemeowFixed picture location title <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(TopOfBridge.JPG, "View when standing on <span>Ol</span>d <span>Davis</span> <span>Rd B</span>ridge <span>facing</span> <span>so</span>uth<span>-ish</span>", left, thumbnail, 360)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(TopOfBridge.JPG, "View when standing on <span>County Roa</span>d <span>98</span> <span>b</span>ridge <span>over</span> <span>P</span>ut<span>a</span>h<span>&nbsp;Creek</span>", left, thumbnail, 360)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-11-17 22:54:58gurglemeowAdded Old Davis Rd bridge (?) picture <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(TopOfBridge.JPG, "View when standing on Old Davis Rd Bridge facing south-ish", left, thumbnail, 360)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-11-17 22:50:28gurglemeowUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek?action=Files&do=view&target=TopOfBridge.JPG">TopOfBridge.JPG</a>.Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-10-08 17:35:12TimJ(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 69: </td> <td> Line 69: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2008-10-08 17:34:59'' [[nbsp]] The creek that runs through Davis is really ugly in my opinion, though the surroundings are awesome. Why don't they turn it back into a running creek? It seems like some running water would make it look so much better. --["Users/TimJ"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2008-10-08 17:34:59'' [[nbsp]] The creek that runs through <span>UC </span>Davis is really ugly in my opinion, though the surroundings are awesome. Why don't they turn it back into a running creek? It seems like some running water would make it look so much better. --["Users/TimJ"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-10-08 17:34:59TimJComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 68: </td> <td> Line 68: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-10-08 17:34:59'' [[nbsp]] The creek that runs through Davis is really ugly in my opinion, though the surroundings are awesome. Why don't they turn it back into a running creek? It seems like some running water would make it look so much better. --["Users/TimJ"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-10-08 17:34:07TimJ <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 65: </td> <td> Line 65: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Anchor(Comments)]]<br> + [[Comments]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-10-08 14:44:13JenniferRutherfordadded a link about the pollution in the creek, deleted a dead link. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Why not restore Putah Creek? Comment [http://another-brilliant-idea.blogspot.com/2007/02/restore-putah-creek.html here].<br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+ In 2008, [http://www.sacbee.com/378/story/1267438.html the state of California fined UC Davis $78,000 for pumping too much pollution into the creek from its campus sewage treatment plant.]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-09-20 21:55:43BrentLaabsfix link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(putah_above.jpg, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["ArlenAbraham" arlen], '04", right, thumbnail, 360)]]<br> <span>-</span> Many claim that "Putah" descends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". At one point the people who lived here harvested [wiki:<span>W</span>iki<span>P</span>edia:Tule<span>&nbsp;Tule</span>] reeds that they used to build ["Tule House" tule houses]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(putah_above.jpg, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["<span>Users/</span>ArlenAbraham" arlen], '04", right, thumbnail, 360)]]<br> <span>+</span> Many claim that "Putah" descends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". At one point the people who lived here harvested [wiki:<span>w</span>iki<span>p</span>edia:<span>"</span>Tule<span>"</span>] reeds that they used to build ["Tule House" tule houses]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-03-27 22:32:40ColinWagnerAdded Photo Caption <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(IMG_0178.JPG, right, thumbnail, 360)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(IMG_0178.JPG, right, <span>"Putah Creek just east of Stevenson Bridge",</span>thumbnail, 360)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-02-11 17:45:51JasonAller(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> == ["Boating"] ==[[Image(IMG_0178.JPG, right, thumbnail, 360)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> == ["Boating"] ==<span><br> + </span>[[Image(IMG_0178.JPG, right, thumbnail, 360)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-02-11 17:26:03ColinWagner <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> == ["Boating"] ==[[<span>i</span>mage(IMG_0178.JPG)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> == ["Boating"] ==[[<span>I</span>mage(IMG_0178.JPG<span>, right, thumbnail, 360</span>)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-02-11 17:24:29ColinWagner <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> == ["Boating"] == </td> <td> <span>+</span> == ["Boating"] ==<span>[[image(IMG_0178.JPG)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2008-02-11 17:21:44ColinWagnerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek?action=Files&do=view&target=IMG_0178.JPG">IMG_0178.JPG</a>.Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2007-10-02 17:51:31BruceThomasadded link to recreation directory <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 60: </td> <td> Line 60: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + = Links =<br> + <br> + * [http://del.icio.us/brthomas/PutahCreek Putah Creek Recreation Directory]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2007-09-11 11:23:59JamesSchwab <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- == Trails ==</span> </td> <td> <span>+ == ["Hiking and Backpacking" Trails] ==</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> == Fishing == </td> <td> <span>+</span> == <span>["</span>Fishing<span>"]</span> == </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> == Boating == </td> <td> <span>+</span> == <span>["</span>Boating<span>"]</span> == </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2007-09-09 12:52:51JosephAaronElijahStewartAdded swimming spots, added trail information, helped fromatting <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Swimming in Putah Creek is possible although not generally recommended. You end up a little stinky.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Good swimming spots exist wherever waters are deep enough to swim. Many cyclists enjoy plunging into the cold waters of the ["Winters Swimming Hole"] after making the 14-mile ride. This swimming hole benefits from a rope swing which hangs from a large creek-side Sycamore tree and plenty of spots for sun bathing on a defunct concrete damn. Those less inclined to make the trip to winters can find slightly-warmer, but still refreshing, spots to swim within the ["UC Davis Riparian Reserve"].<br> + <br> + The water of lower Putah Creek is clearest in the spring and early summer. The late summer buildup of algae and vascular plants earned Putah Creek the song title 'Green River' by members of ''Creedence Clearwater'' who enjoyed swimming in the creek.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public though poison oak can be encountered in the ["Putah Creek Riparian Reserve"] along with many ["mosquitoes"]. A few runners, bikers and walkers have discovered this, but not many.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public for walking, running, or bicycling. Closer to the creek, trails within the ["Putah Creek Riparian Reserve"] are great for hikers, walkers and joggers. While in the Riparian Reserve remember to watch out for poison oak and be advised that bikes are not allowed and dogs must be on-leash.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"]. ["Birds" Bird watching] is quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"]. ["Birds" Bird watching] is quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;River Otters and Beavers can be spotted on the banks of the creek.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the [http://www.yolocounty.org/prm/putahcreekfishing.htm section of creek] from the UC Davis Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road. [http://www.putahcreekflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the [http://www.yolocounty.org/prm/putahcreekfishing.htm section of creek] from the UC Davis Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road. [http://www.putahcreekflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2007-02-18 16:20:39DavidZetland <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Why not restore Putah Creek? Comment [http://another-brilliant-idea.blogspot.com/2007/02/restore-putah-creek.html here].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2006-09-20 10:05:53AlphaDoggrammar <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Putah Creek''' is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. The portion of Putah Creek moving through UC Davis is the lowermost reach of a creek that drains a large watershed originating in springs on Cobb Mountain. Putah Creek flows through Middletown and eventually empties into ["Lake Berryessa" Berryessa Reservoir]. Below the Putah Creek Diversion Dam, Putah Creek is diverted for use in Solano County and UC Davis before flowing through a levee-controlled channel past ["Winters"], south of Davis and terminating in the toe drain of the ["Yolo Bypass"]. Lower Putah Creek, which once supported over 22,000 acres of lush riparian forest, has been modified over the years to a regulated stream following an unnatural channel and supporting many introduced species of plants and animals. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it<span>'s North F</span>ork, which runs through campus (the present day UC Davis ["Arboretum"]). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the <span>South F</span>ork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Putah Creek''' is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. The portion of Putah Creek moving through UC Davis is the lowermost reach of a creek that drains a large watershed originating in springs on Cobb Mountain. Putah Creek flows through Middletown and eventually empties into ["Lake Berryessa" Berryessa Reservoir]. Below the Putah Creek Diversion Dam, Putah Creek is diverted for use in Solano County and UC Davis before flowing through a levee-controlled channel past ["Winters"], south of Davis and terminating in the toe drain of the ["Yolo Bypass"]. Lower Putah Creek, which once supported over 22,000 acres of lush riparian forest, has been modified over the years <span>in</span>to a regulated stream following an unnatural channel and supporting many introduced species of plants and animals. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it<span>s north f</span>ork, which runs through campus (the present day UC Davis ["Arboretum"]). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the <span>south f</span>ork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2006-09-20 08:41:32AlphaDog+mo info <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- = Our watershed =</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(putah.jpg, right, thumbnail)]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(putah.jpg, right, thumbnail, 360)]]<br> + '''Putah Creek''' is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. The portion of Putah Creek moving through UC Davis is the lowermost reach of a creek that drains a large watershed originating in springs on Cobb Mountain. Putah Creek flows through Middletown and eventually empties into ["Lake Berryessa" Berryessa Reservoir]. Below the Putah Creek Diversion Dam, Putah Creek is diverted for use in Solano County and UC Davis before flowing through a levee-controlled channel past ["Winters"], south of Davis and terminating in the toe drain of the ["Yolo Bypass"]. Lower Putah Creek, which once supported over 22,000 acres of lush riparian forest, has been modified over the years to a regulated stream following an unnatural channel and supporting many introduced species of plants and animals. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UC Davis ["Arboretum"]). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. Its waters come from ["Lake Berryessa" Lake Berryessa's] ["Monticello Dam"], flow through ["Winters"], south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Despite its concrete walls, the Putah Creek channel passing through the UC Davis ["Arboretum"] enhances the beauty of campus. As the channel widens in front of Mrak Hall, it is called ["Lake Spafford" Spafford Lake] -- every few years, this section of the channel is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered. All storm water runoff from the UCD campus ends up in the Arboretum. The new UC Davis ["Waste Water Treatment Plant"] discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek, just west of ["Old Davis Road"]. Moving across to the west of ["Highway 113"] the original creek channel appears as a depression wandering through ["Spieth Reserve"].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The North Fork of Putah Creek which "flows" through the UC Davis ["Arboretum"] enhances the beauty of the UC Davis setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near ["Mrak Hall"]. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered. All storm water runoff from the UCD campus ends up in the Arboretum. The new UC Davis ["Waste Water Treatment Plant"] discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek, just west of ["Old Davis Road"].<br> - <br> - The [http://www.putahcreekcouncil.org/ Putah Creek Council] is probably the most important local-issue ["Environmental Organizations" Environmental Organization].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The [http://www.putahcreekcouncil.org/ Putah Creek Council] is probably the most important local-issue ["Environmental Organizations" Environmental Organization]. For more information on the history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(putah_above.jpg, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["ArlenAbraham" arlen], '04", right, thumbnail, 360)]]<br> + Many claim that "Putah" descends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". At one point the people who lived here harvested [wiki:WikiPedia:Tule Tule] reeds that they used to build ["Tule House" tule houses].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- For more information on the history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ In its early years, ["Town History" Davisville] was periodically flooded by high flows from Putah Creek and by 1872 efforts began to divert Putah Creek away from the city. A new channel, the south fork, was dredged and is the channel we now know as Putah Creek as it passes the southern periphery of the UC Davis ["campus"]. The concrete levees on both sides of the creek bed result from this dredging, which was expanded by the Army Corps of Engineers' over the course of 1943-1949. The channel straightening caused Putah Creek to cut downward, leaving a channel 10-20 feet lower than the original stream bed. When Monticello Dam ceased operation in 1957, the down-cutting ended with the elimination of flooding which is now stored in Berryessa Reservoir. Though the cement-lined canal meandering through the Arboretum, the Arboretum Waterway, follows the original creek bed, it has no natural flow and acts more like a pond than a creek.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD ["Putah Creek Picnic Area" Picnic Area] downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ During the 1987-1992 drought, the south fork nearly dried up several times, when flow from Monticello Dam and Berryessa Reservoir to the channel was cut off by the Solano Irrigation District. During this period, water in the Arboretum Waterway was maintained solely by effluent from UC Davis aquaculture facilities and the sewage treatment plant. Flows were reluctantly restored only after the ["Putah Creek Council"] got involved and, with the assistance of the university and Alhambra Water, actually purchased water to keep the creek alive. This situation resulted in a lawsuit filed by the Putah Creek Council, the ["City of Davis"] and the university. The creek was awarded additional water flows but the decision has been appealed and the battle to keep Putah wet continues.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Many claim that "Putah" descends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore".</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''See also [http://www.putahcreek.org/ Putah Creek Coordinating Committee]''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * [http://www.putahcreek.org/ Putah Creek Coordinating Committee]<br> - <br> - At one point the people who lived here harvested [wiki:WikiPedia:Tule Tule] reeds that they used to build ["Tule House" tule houses].</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. The band [wiki:WikiPedia:Creedence_Clearwater_Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival] even wrote the song ''Green River'' about spending their summers at Putah Creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. <span>There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UC Davis ["Putah Creek Picnic Area" Picnic Area] downstream to the stillwater below ["Old Davis Road"].</span> The band [wiki:WikiPedia:Creedence_Clearwater_Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival] even wrote the song ''Green River'' about spending their summers at Putah Creek. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public. A few runners, bikers<span>,</span> and walkers have discovered this, but not many.<br> <span>-</span> == Birding ==<br> <span>-</span> The <span>bird watching is also</span> quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting.<span><br> - [[Image(putah_above.jpg, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["ArlenAbraham" arlen], '04", right, thumbnail)]]<br> - == Wildlife viewing==<br> - The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"].</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public<span>&nbsp;though poison oak can be encountered in the ["Putah Creek Riparian Reserve"] along with many ["mosquitoes"]</span>. A few runners, bikers and walkers have discovered this, but not many.<br> <span>+ <br> +</span> == <span>Wildlife &amp; </span>Bird<span>&nbsp;Watch</span>ing ==<br> <span>+</span> The <span>riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"]. ["Birds" Bird watching] is</span> quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for birds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the <span>section of </span>creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the <span>[http://www.yolocounty.org/prm/putah</span>creek<span>fishing.htm section of creek]</span> from the UC<span>&nbsp;</span>D<span>avis</span> Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road.<span>&nbsp;[http://www.putahcreekflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [http://www.yolocounty.org/prm/putahcreekfishing.htm Fishing Access information] [http://www.putahcreekflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 44: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(putah_old_davis.jpg, "Putah Creek passing under the Old Davis Road bridge", right, thumbnail, 360)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 45: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(putah_old_davis.jpg, "Putah Creek passing under the Old Davis Road bridge", right, thumbnail)]]<br> - <br> - It is possible to ["Paddling" kayak] or canoe from ["Winters"] to Davis but several things should be noted:<br> - 1. Do so at your own risk with the understanding that this is a wild river with strainers and blind rapids. Flow is not constant, and subject to change.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ It is possible to ["Paddling" kayak] or canoe from ["Winters"] to Davis, but [http://www.ca.nrcs.usda.gov/features/Projects/upperputah/upcabout.html Upper Putah Creek] (the section above ["Lake Berryessa"]) is much better for [http://cacreeks.com/putah.htm boating] and several items below should be noted.<br> + 1. Do so at your own risk with the understanding that sections are untamed with strainers and blind rapids. [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060 Flow] is not constant, and subject to change.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 59: </td> <td> Line 53: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- There is a USGS web page with [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060 flow data].</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 61: </td> <td> Line 54: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [http://www.ca.nrcs.usda.gov/features/Projects/upperputah/upcabout.html Upper Putah Creek] (the section above ["Lake Berryessa"] is much better for [http://cacreeks.com/putah.htm boating].</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2006-09-01 03:58:30NilaGurusinghespelling change <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstrem. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well. </td> <td> <span>+</span> A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstre<span>a</span>m. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2006-08-20 10:49:05JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(putah_above.jpg, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["arlen<span>"</span>], '04", right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(putah_above.jpg, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["<span>ArlenAbraham" </span>arlen], '04", right, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2006-05-23 15:55:12JanelleAlvstadMattsonlinking <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Swimming in Putah Creek is possible although not generally recommended. You end up a little stinky.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Swimming in Putah Creek is possible although not generally recommended. You end up a little stinky. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [http://www.yolocounty.org/prm/putahcreekfishing.htm Fishing Access information]<span><br> -</span> [http://www.putahcreekflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [http://www.yolocounty.org/prm/putahcreekfishing.htm Fishing Access information] [http://www.putahcreekflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 55: </td> <td> Line 54: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> 7. It takes all day, pack a lunch and wear your sunscreen. </td> <td> <span>+</span> 7. It takes all day, pack a lunch and wear your <span>["Sun Protection" </span>sunscreen.<span>]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 58: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstrem. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstrem. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-11-07 09:20:18NickSchmalenberger <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(putah.jpg, right)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(putah.jpg, right<span>, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> For more information on the<span>&nbsp;natural and not-so-natural</span> history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> For more information on the history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(putah_above.jpg<span>, right</span>, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["arlen"], '04")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(putah_above.jpg, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["arlen"], '04"<span>, right, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 46: </td> <td> Line 46: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(putah_old_davis.jpg<span>, right</span>, "Putah Creek passing under the Old Davis Road bridge")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(putah_old_davis.jpg, "Putah Creek passing under the Old Davis Road bridge"<span>, right, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-11-07 09:08:11NickSchmalenbergercreekin.net moved to cacreeks.com, fixed link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 62: </td> <td> Line 62: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [http://www.ca.nrcs.usda.gov/features/Projects/upperputah/upcabout.html Upper Putah Creek] (the section above ["Lake Berryessa"] is much better for [http://creek<span>in</span>.<span>net</span>/putah.htm boating]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [http://www.ca.nrcs.usda.gov/features/Projects/upperputah/upcabout.html Upper Putah Creek] (the section above ["Lake Berryessa"] is much better for [http://c<span>ac</span>reek<span>s</span>.<span>com</span>/putah.htm boating]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-11-06 23:40:05MichaelBrown <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. It<span>'</span>s waters come from ["Lake Berryessa" Lake Berryessa's] ["Monticello Dam"], flow through ["Winters"], south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. Its waters come from ["Lake Berryessa" Lake Berryessa's] ["Monticello Dam"], flow through ["Winters"], south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-08-07 13:05:40JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD ["Putah Creek Picnic Area" Picnic Area] downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD ["Putah Creek Picnic Area" Picnic Area] downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road<span>.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + At one point the people who lived here harvested [wiki:WikiPedia:Tule Tule] reeds that they used to build ["Tule House" tule houses].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-07-29 07:37:15JackHaskellink <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 58: </td> <td> Line 58: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 62: </td> <td> Line 61: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + == Climbing ==<br> + Check out the ["Putah Creek Boulders"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-07-28 21:59:49JackHaskel+ swimming "the tunnel" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + == Swimming ==<br> + Swimming in Putah Creek is possible although not generally recommended. You end up a little stinky. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 46: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> It is<span>&nbsp;technically</span> possible to ["Paddling" kayak] from ["Winters"] to Davis several things should be noted: </td> <td> <span>+</span> It is possible to ["Paddling" kayak] <span>or canoe </span>from ["Winters"] to Davis<span>&nbsp;but</span> several things should be noted: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 53: </td> <td> Line 56: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ A popular short jaunt done by many Davis youth whom have participated in ["Camp Putah"] starts from the picnic area on UC Davis property (name?). This trip takes the boater about 10-15 minutes downstream on flat water to "the rapids". At a sharp right bend in the river, get out and walk or float downstrem. The water here is usually about 1-3 feet deep and somewhat swiftly moving. About 75 feet after the bend the river takes another sharp turn to the left and takes all who are floating through bushes that form a tunnel over the river. It is easy to get back on your feet and do "the tunnel" as many times as you want. There are some good blackberry bushes on this section as well. <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-07-16 19:27:05JasonAllerlinked paddling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> It is technically possible to kayak from ["Winters"] to Davis several things should be noted: </td> <td> <span>+</span> It is technically possible to <span>["Paddling" </span>kayak<span>]</span> from ["Winters"] to Davis several things should be noted: </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-05-29 11:25:45CarlMcCabelink <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. It's waters come from ["Lake Berryessa" Lake Berryessa's] ["Monticello Dam"], flow through ["Winters"], south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the ["UC Davis"] ["campus"], forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. It's waters come from ["Lake Berryessa" Lake Berryessa's] ["Monticello Dam"], flow through ["Winters"], south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The North Fork of Putah Creek which "flows" through the UC Davis ["Arboretum"] enhances the beauty of the UC Davis setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near ["Mrak Hall"]. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered. All storm water runoff from the UCD campus ends up in the Arboretum. The new UC Davis ["Waste Water Treatment Plant"] discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek, just west of Old Davis Road.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> The North Fork of Putah Creek which "flows" through the UC Davis ["Arboretum"] enhances the beauty of the UC Davis setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near ["Mrak Hall"]. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered. All storm water runoff from the UCD campus ends up in the Arboretum. The new UC Davis ["Waste Water Treatment Plant"] discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek, just west of <span>["</span>Old Davis Road<span>"]</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> 8. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> 8. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-04-02 20:57:11ArlenAbrahamhave you ever seen the rain? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. The band [<span>http</span>:<span>//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/</span>Creedence_Clearwater_Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival] even wrote the song ''Green River'' about spending their summers at Putah Creek. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. The band [<span>wiki</span>:<span>WikiPedia:</span>Creedence_Clearwater_Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival] even wrote the song ''Green River'' about spending their summers at Putah Creek. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-03-22 00:01:14ArlenAbrahamphotos are double plus good <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(putah_above.jpg, right, "Putah Creek From Above (c) ["arlen"], '04")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-03-21 23:59:02ArlenAbrahamUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek?action=Files&do=view&target=putah_above.jpg">putah_above.jpg</a>.Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-03-21 23:15:24PhilipNeustromnoted the Creedence Clearwater connection. Green River is a pretty famous album <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[TableOfContents]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ || [[TableOfContents]] || ''There was this place in northern California where we'd go every summer called Putah Creek. There was this really great creek where we'd go swimming and all.'' [[BR]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]][[nbsp]]-Tom Fogerty (''Creedence Clearwater'') talking about the song ''Green River.'' ||</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. The band [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creedence_Clearwater_Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival] even wrote the song ''Green River'' about spending their summers at Putah Creek.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> It is technically possible to kayak from Winters to Davis several things should be noted:<span>&nbsp;[[BR]]</span><br> <span>-</span> 1. Do so at your own risk with the understanding that this is a wild river with strainers and blind rapids. Flow is not constant, and subject to change.<span>[[BR]] </span><br> <span>-</span> 2. There are many blind corners, most of which are left handed. In fact an oddly high percentage of them are left handed.<span>[[BR]] </span><br> <span>-</span> 3. Depending on the time of year you may have to navigate through sections where the water flows under a surface logjam of trash and debris. Think the garbage compactor from Star Wars to get an idea of what that is like.<span>[[BR]] </span><br> <span>-</span> 4. The river will pull you through every blackberry bush it can. There is a lot of overhanging foliage ranging from trees that act as strainers to bushes with thorns.<span>[[BR]] </span><br> <span>-</span> 5. The narrowest stretch is between ["Interstate 80" I-80] and old davis road.<span>&nbsp;[[BR]] </span><br> <span>-</span> 6. There is at least one place where there is a large log just above the water. There are several areas that require a portage.<span>[[BR]]</span><br> <span>-</span> 7. It takes all day, pack a lunch and wear your sunscreen.<span>[[BR]]</span><br> <span>-</span> 8. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature. </td> <td> <span>+</span> It is technically possible to kayak from <span>["</span>Winters<span>"]</span> to Davis several things should be noted:<br> <span>+ </span> 1. Do so at your own risk with the understanding that this is a wild river with strainers and blind rapids. Flow is not constant, and subject to change.<br> <span>+ </span> 2. There are many blind corners, most of which are left handed. In fact an oddly high percentage of them are left handed.<br> <span>+ </span> 3. Depending on the time of year you may have to navigate through sections where the water flows under a surface logjam of trash and debris. Think the garbage compactor from Star Wars to get an idea of what that is like.<br> <span>+ </span> 4. The river will pull you through every blackberry bush it can. There is a lot of overhanging foliage ranging from trees that act as strainers to bushes with thorns.<br> <span>+ </span> 5. The narrowest stretch is between ["Interstate 80" I-80] and old davis road.<br> <span>+ </span> 6. There is at least one place where there is a large log just above the water. There are several areas that require a portage.<br> <span>+ </span> 7. It takes all day, pack a lunch and wear your sunscreen.<br> <span>+ </span> 8. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-03-21 07:23:34PhilipNeustromlinks, typo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the UC Davis<span>&nbsp;</span>campus, forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. It's waters come from Lake Berryessa's<span>&nbsp;</span>Monticello Dam, flow through Winters, south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the <span>["</span>UC Davis<span>"] ["</span>campus<span>"]</span>, forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. It's waters come from <span>["</span>Lake Berryessa<span>" Lake Berryessa</span>'s<span>] ["</span>Monticello Dam<span>"]</span>, flow through <span>["</span>Winters<span>"]</span>, south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The North Fork of Putah Creek which "flows" through the UC Davis Arboretum enhances the beauty of the U<span>S</span> Davis setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near Mrak Hall. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered. All storm water runoff from the UCD campus ends up in the Arboretum. The new UC Davis Waste Water Treatment Plant discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek, just west of Old Davis Road. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The North Fork of Putah Creek which "flows" through the UC Davis <span>["</span>Arboretum<span>"]</span> enhances the beauty of the U<span>C</span> Davis setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near <span>["</span>Mrak Hall<span>"]</span>. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered. All storm water runoff from the UCD campus ends up in the Arboretum. The new UC Davis <span>["</span>Waste Water Treatment Plant<span>"]</span> discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek, just west of Old Davis Road. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-03-20 23:41:21JackHaskelexpounded a little <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- = Facts =</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[TableOfContents]]<br> + = Our watershed =</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public. A few runners, bikers, and walkers have discovered this, but not many.<span>&nbsp;More information about outdoor enjoyment on Putah Creek is still to come...<br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+ == Trails ==<br> + </span> A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public. A few runners, bikers, and walkers have discovered this, but not many. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ The riparian reserve is an excellent place to see some of the more worthwhile ["town wildlife"].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 53: </td> <td> Line 54: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There is a USGS web page with<span>&nbsp;flow data at</span> [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There is a USGS web page with [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060<span>&nbsp;flow data</span>]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-03-04 16:00:59JevanGrayspelling, typo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Many claim that "Putah" decends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". </td> <td> <span>+</span> Many claim that "Putah" de<span>s</span>cends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The bird watching is also quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for b<span>ri</span>ds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The bird watching is also quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for b<span>ir</span>ds in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-03-01 13:36:51MaryChambers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD <span>["Putah Creek </span>Picnic Area<span>" Picnic Area]</span> downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-02-19 09:55:52JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Thumbnail(putah.jpg, right)]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 37: </td> <td> Line 40: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(putah_old_davis.jpg, right, "Putah Creek passing under the Old Davis Road bridge")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-02-19 09:52:41JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek?action=Files&do=view&target=putah.jpg">putah.jpg</a>.Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-02-19 09:52:24JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek?action=Files&do=view&target=putah_old_davis.jpg">putah_old_davis.jpg</a>.Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-28 21:47:26JackHaskeladded links and organized a little. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ = Facts =</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - For more information on the natural and not-so-natural history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website].<br> - <br> - There is a USGS web page with flow data at [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060].<br> - <br> - Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road. The bird watching is also quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for brids in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public. A few runners, bikers, and walkers have discovered this, but not many. More information about outdoor enjoyment on Putah Creek is still to come...</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ The [http://www.putahcreekcouncil.org/ Putah Creek Council] is probably the most important local-issue ["Environmental Organizations" Environmental Organization].<br> + <br> + <br> + <br> + = History =<br> + <br> + For more information on the natural and not-so-natural history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website].<br> + <br> + Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''While it is technically possible to kayak from Winters to Davis several things should be noted: [[BR]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * [http://www.putahcreek.org/ Putah Creek Coordinating Committee]<br> + <br> + = Recreation =<br> + Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors.<br> + A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public. A few runners, bikers, and walkers have discovered this, but not many. More information about outdoor enjoyment on Putah Creek is still to come...<br> + <br> + == Birding ==<br> + The bird watching is also quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for brids in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting.<br> + <br> + == Wildlife viewing==<br> + <br> + <br> + == Fishing ==<br> + There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road.<br> + <br> + [http://www.yolocounty.org/prm/putahcreekfishing.htm Fishing Access information]<br> + [http://www.putahcreekflyfishing.com/ Greg Bonovich] is a flyfishing guide on Putah Creek.<br> + == Boating ==<br> + <br> + It is technically possible to kayak from Winters to Davis several things should be noted: [[BR]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 45: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- 8. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature.'' - ["JasonAller"] </span> </td> <td> <span>+ 8. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature. <br> + <br> + <br> + There is a USGS web page with flow data at [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060].<br> + <br> + [http://www.ca.nrcs.usda.gov/features/Projects/upperputah/upcabout.html Upper Putah Creek] (the section above ["Lake Berryessa"] is much better for [http://creekin.net/putah.htm boating].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-28 21:12:56BrentCampos <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Note:'''''The Putah Creek page is in the process of reconstruction by ["BrentCampos"] thanks to pressure exerted from ["JackHaskel"].''<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-28 21:08:42JasonAllerflows and navigability <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ There is a USGS web page with flow data at [http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=11454000&amp;PARAmeter_cd=00060].<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''While it is technically possible to kayak from Winters to Davis several things should be noted: [[BR]]<br> + 1. Do so at your own risk with the understanding that this is a wild river with strainers and blind rapids. Flow is not constant, and subject to change.[[BR]] <br> + 2. There are many blind corners, most of which are left handed. In fact an oddly high percentage of them are left handed.[[BR]] <br> + 3. Depending on the time of year you may have to navigate through sections where the water flows under a surface logjam of trash and debris. Think the garbage compactor from Star Wars to get an idea of what that is like.[[BR]] <br> + 4. The river will pull you through every blackberry bush it can. There is a lot of overhanging foliage ranging from trees that act as strainers to bushes with thorns.[[BR]] <br> + 5. The narrowest stretch is between ["Interstate 80" I-80] and old davis road. [[BR]] <br> + 6. There is at least one place where there is a large log just above the water. There are several areas that require a portage.[[BR]]<br> + 7. It takes all day, pack a lunch and wear your sunscreen.[[BR]]<br> + 8. All of these notes are subject to changes by Mother Nature.'' - ["JasonAller"] </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-28 16:12:22BrentCampos <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road. The bird watching is also quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for brids in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. More information </td> <td> <span>+</span> Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road. The bird watching is also quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for brids in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. <span>A majority of the northern levee of Putah Creek is open to the public. A few runners, bikers, and walkers have discovered this, but not many. </span>More information<span>&nbsp;about outdoor enjoyment on Putah Creek is still to come...</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-28 16:06:43BrentCampos <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Note:'''''The Putah Creek page <span>w</span>i<span>ll</span> soon b<span>e overhauled b</span>y <span>someone mo</span>re<span>&nbsp;qu</span>a<span>lified</span> than ["JackHaskel"<span>&nbsp;me</span>].'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Note:'''''The Putah Creek page i<span>s</span> <span>in the proce</span>s<span>s </span>o<span>f reconstructi</span>on by <span>["B</span>re<span>ntC</span>a<span>mpos"]</span> than<span>ks to pressure exerted from</span> ["JackHaskel"].'' </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the Davis area, forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea. The Putah Creek stretches from Lake Berryessa near Winters to the Yolo Causeway, right through the middle of campus. However, the Putah Creek no longer flows through campus, as the the creek was diverted to the south of Davis. The new Waste Water Treatment Plant discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the UC Davis campus, forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea, but a very vital link between mountain runoff and farmers. It's waters come from Lake Berryessa's Monticello Dam, flow through Winters, south of Davis, and terminate in the toe drain of the Yolo Bypass. Putah Creek's main channel was historically it's North Fork, which runs through campus (the present day UCD Arboretum). For flood control, the Army Corps of Engineers diverted all of the flow to the South Fork, which is obviously the new main channel. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- However, the segment of the Putah Creek which flows through the UC Davis Arboretum enhances the beauty of the setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near Mrak Hall. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ For more information on the natural and not-so-natural history of Putah Creek, see [http://bioregion.ucdavis.edu The Putah-Cache Bioregion Website].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Many claim that "Putah" decends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". </span> </td> <td> <span>+ Putah Creek is a wonderful and close place to spend some time outdoors. There is decent bass fishing and great carp fishing in the section of creek from the UCD Picnic Area downstream to the stillwater below Old Davis Road. The bird watching is also quite good, as the riparian vegetation is an oasis for brids in a sea of treeless ag and urban lands. In spring, California State Endangered Swainson's Hawks use the creek's large trees for nesting. More information<br> + <br> + The North Fork of Putah Creek which "flows" through the UC Davis Arboretum enhances the beauty of the US Davis setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near Mrak Hall. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered. All storm water runoff from the UCD campus ends up in the Arboretum. The new UC Davis Waste Water Treatment Plant discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek, just west of Old Davis Road. <br> + <br> + Many claim that "Putah" decends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore".</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-27 23:32:13JackHaskel <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Note:'''''The Putah Creek page will soon be overhauled by someone more qualified than ["JackHaskel" me].''<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-27 23:05:54JackHaskelcreating new page. will revamp soon <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- #redirect Arboretum Waterway</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Putah Creek is the primary drainage for the Davis area, forming a not so vital link in the hydrologic cycle between mountain and sea. The Putah Creek stretches from Lake Berryessa near Winters to the Yolo Causeway, right through the middle of campus. However, the Putah Creek no longer flows through campus, as the the creek was diverted to the south of Davis. The new Waste Water Treatment Plant discharges its effluent into the south branch of Putah Creek.<br> + <br> + However, the segment of the Putah Creek which flows through the UC Davis Arboretum enhances the beauty of the setting, despite the concrete walls. Lake Spafford is one of the many sites on this non-flowing section of waterway, near Mrak Hall. Every few years, this section of previously natural creek is drained for cleaning, and many stolen bicycles are recovered.<br> + <br> + Many claim that "Putah" decends from a local Native American word. However, more amusement is generated from the fact that puta in Spanish means "whore". </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Putah Creekhttp://daviswiki.org/Putah_Creek2005-01-27 23:04:17 <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Putah Creek<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ #redirect Arboretum Waterway</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>