MISSION  CREEK

The creek has provided the  fluid of life for the Ohlone Indians, as well as the Spaniards and early farmers in this area.  Now it is an important path for urban runoff to reach the San Francisco Bay
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Through a Frog's Eye by A. Yang and F. Kwong
Student Projects
 Acknowledgements



Background

   
Introduction
    History
    Geology of Mission Area 

     Stream Restoration 
    Monitoring Mission Creek

Plants
    Aquatic Plants
    Trees
    Shrubs and other Flowering Plants
    Grasses

Vertebrates
   
Birds
    Mammals
    Amphibians and Reptiles

Microorganisms
    Holoplankton
    MeroPlankton

Lesson Plans
  
Mission Creek Guided Tour
   Topography and Geography
   Organisms of Mission Creek
         Aquatic Life
          Bioassessment Techniques
          Animals of Mission Creek
   Restoration Principles

2004 Distinguished Project of the Year Award - Water Facilities.  Awarded by American Public Works Association, Northern California Chapter

The Math Science Nucleus  thanks Alameda County Public Works and California Department of Water Resources, Urban Streams Program for major funding of this restoration and education.   For more information on how you can help monitor Mission Creek please contact the Math/Science Nucleus msn@msnucleus.org

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