Name of Document
Information about invasive plant species and recommended alternative plants to plant in your yard or garden
Vegetation Management DOs and DON'Ts for Creekside and Sensitive Parcels
Available in English, Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese
Native plants species common to Oakland creeks
Fire Wise Native Plants
To help you choose plants
Recommendations for Ecologically Sensitive Fire Abatement
Vegetation Management Practices
Fire Season Notice
Oakland Fire Department fire prevention tips
Tips for hiring professional firms for larger projects
Hydrology, Creek Restoration, Environmental Engineering and Planning Firms
Consulting and contracting firms known to use bio-engineering techniques in erosion control, creek restoration and bank stabilization projects
Using Plants to Stabilize Creek Banks
Instructions with diagrams of effective stabilization techniques
Adopt a Creek
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 within the last year.
Bay-Friendly Gardening and Landscaping
Web page on stopwaste.org website with information and resources for sustainable gardening and landscaping practices
Oakland Museum's "Guide to East Bay Creeks"
A book providing information on science, history, conservation and recreation
Oakland Museum's Creek & Watershed Map of Oakland & Berkeley
Find your neighborhood creek and learn about your watershed
Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program
A variety of free instructional publications for residents, businesses, etc.
City of Oakland Recycling Program
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.