Photo Gallery






From above: the Carpinteria Creek Watershed, outlined in red







Thanks to the Carpinteria Valley Museum of History for the following photos:



Valley and Agriculture land in the
 Carpinteria Creek Watershed, 1930s
Carpinteria Avenue Bridge
in the 1930s
Plans for water supply
system in Carpinteria, 1924



Mouth of Carpinteria Creek and
asphalt refinery in the background, 1930s
Aerial Photo of Carpinteria
Valley and Coastline, 1930s
Flood at Carpinteria Creek Mouth
and Cerca Del Mar, mid-1940s



Photos of Carp Creek during dry seasons, courtesy of Jeff Brinkman and others



Invasive Arundo donax along Carpinteria Creek



















Wildlife in Carpinteria Creek




Two Steelhead under a leafNewts playing"Hornworm" Caterpillar in the upper creek, Oct 04



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Newt in Gobernador Creek, Spring 03Treefrog in Gobernador Creek, Spring 03

Bears in the watershed? Matt Stoecker checks out the bear claw markings on this tree in the upper watershed, Oct 04

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Orbweaver Spider, Oct 04More signs of bears in this cave in the upper watershedHorsetails growing up from the creek bank

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The Rainy Season: Winter 2004-05




Arundo piling up under the Hwy 101 along the bike pathBike path under Hwy 101- flooded and full of sedimentCrossing at the Bliss property
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Water level and Arundo pilings under the 8th St. pedestrian bridge8th St. Bridge closed due to danger of flooding
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Various Site Visits from 03 and 04



8th St. Pedestrian BridgeBliss Crossing, Spring 2003Bliss Crossing, Spring 2003
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Invasive Cape Ivy along the creek, Spring 2003Carpinteria Ave. Bridge, Spring 2003Under Hwy 101, Sept 2004.
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Cattails along the creek, Sept. 2004Surveying the Cate School Crossing, Sept. 2004Gobernador Creek, Spring 03
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Bridge at Lillingston Canyon Road, Oct 04Waterfall at Gobernador Creek

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