Creek Care Resources
You can find many resources for restoring and maintaining your creek on this page
Name of Document
Information about invasive plant species and recommended alternative plants to plant in your yard or garden
Native plants species common to Oakland creeks
To help you choose plants
Vegetation management practices
City of Oakland Fire Department fire prevention tips
Tips for hiring professional firms for larger projects
Consulting and contracting firms known to use bio-engineering techniques in erosion control, creek restoration and bank stabilization projects
Instructions with diagrams of effective stabilization techniques
Instructions for participating in Oakland's Adopt a Creek volunteer program
Name of Publication
Information about a new, highly invasive plant pest that has appeared in the Bay Area
Web page on stopwaste.org website with information and resources for sustainable gardening and landscaping practices
A book providing information on science, history, conservation and recreation
Find your neighborhood creek and learn about your watershed
A variety of free instructional publications for residents, businesses, etc.
Free publications for residents, businesses, etc.
FOG Brochure (Fats, Oils, Grease)
Read about the problems to City infrastructure when pouring fats, oils and grease down your household drain. Also, find locations where you can recycle your FOG.