Bibliography Background About KRIS

KRIS Noyo Sponsors and Cooperators

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection 

The California Department of Forestry (CDF), the primary sponsor of the KRIS Mendocino project, contributed the major portion of the funding. The Fire and Resource Assessment Program (FRAP) within the CDF provided oversight and a great deal of useful information that is included in the KRIS Noyo database (DB) and Map projects.

Jackson  Demonstration State Forest  

The Jackson Demonstration State Forest (JDSF) is a major land manager in the Noyo River basin, and their staff was fully cooperative, supplying data and photos as well as participating in peer review.


National Fish and Wildlife Foundation  Pacific Grassroots Salmon Initiative  

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established by Congress in 1984 and dedicated to creating public/private partnerships to conserve our Nation's fish, wildlife, and plant resources. NFWF supplied the original funding for the KRIS Mendocino project in the form of a Pacific Grassroots Salmon Initiative grant.


California Department of Fish and Game 

The California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) provided a wealth of data for the KRIS Noyo project and also participated in the peer review process. Region 3 CDFG was particularly instrumental in the KRIS Noyo project success because it supplied valuable historical documents.

Mendocino Redwood Company

The Mendocino Redwood Company was cooperative in every way with the KRIS Noyo project, supplying fisheries, water quality and large wood data as well as an excellent GIS project. MRC staff also participated in peer review.

Conservation Technology Support Program and ESRI

The Conservation Technology Support Program, with the support of the Earth Science Research Institute (ESRI), awarded a  grant for hardware and software to the Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR), which made it possible to assemble the KRIS Noyo Map project. The Conservation Technology Support Program (CTSP) annually awards grants for equipment, software and training to tax-exempt conservation organizations to build their Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capacity. 


USDA Forest Service Redwood Sciences Lab

The Pacific Southwest Region Experimental Station in Arcata, California, known as the Redwood Sciences Lab,  generously shared  their scientific literature and data and  participated in peer review.

USFS Spatial Analysis Lab, Sacramento, CA  

The USFS Spatial Analysis Lab in Sacramento provided forest stand and vegetation coverages for the KRIS Map and database projects. The USFS works cooperatively with CDF FRAP on many projects.


Forest Science Project 

The Forest Science Project (FSP) provided data and map information to the KRIS Noyo project and also served in peer review. FSP dialog with IFR staff helped to improve the content of both the KRIS Noyo DB and Map projects.


California Department of Conservation, Division of of Mines and Geology 

The California Division of Mines and Geology (CDMG), a part of the Department of Conservation, provided in-depth geological information for the KRIS Noyo Map project. CDMG staff also served in peer review. 


North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB) provided data for KRIS Noyo and also participated in peer review. 



The City of Fort Bragg 

The City of Fort Bragg shared data and reports related to fisheries and water quality near the water intake on the Noyo River. City staff also provided guidance in peer review.


American Fisheries Society

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) allowed inclusion of some of its journal articles in the KRIS Noyo Bibliography. AFS has posted recent journals on the internet, and the entire contents of these journals are available with a subscription. Article abstracts may be viewed at no cost. All AFS journal articles in KRIS are still fully covered by copyright and may not be re-used without written permission from AFS.


Held-Poage Historical Museum and Library

The wonderful historical photos in the KRIS Noyo project were provided by the Heald-Poage Historical Museum and Library in Ukiah, California. The museum and library is a subsidiary of the Mendocino Historical Society. Photos may be viewed in KRIS Noyo but any other use must be approved by the Mendocino Historical Society.