Human History

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2. Anderson, K. 1990. California Indian horticulture. Fremontia 18 (April):7-14.

3. Bainbridge, D.A. 1986. Use of acorns for food in California: Past, present, future.
Paper presented at the Symposium on Multiple-use Management of California’s Hardwoods, November 12-14, San Luis Obispo, CA.

4. Bright, W. 1998. 1500 California Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning. Berkeley: University of California Press.

5. California Indians at http://www.allianceofcatribes.org/californiaindians.htm.

6. California Land Grant Documents 1843. Spanish originals with translations into English by L. Timm. Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy Archives, Davis, CA.

7. Early California History: An Overview at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/cbhtml/cbintro.html

8. Fagan, B. 2003. Before California: An Archaeologist Looks at Our Earliest Inhabitants. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Lanham, MD.

9. Greene, C. and M. Huntzinger (eds). 2001. The Natural History of Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve. UC Natural Reserve System.

10. Heizer, R.F. and A.B. Elsasser 1980. The Natural World of the California Indians. California Natural History Guides, 46. Berkeley: University of California Press.

11. Issler, A.R. 1955. Last Look at the Berryessa Valley. Napa Co. Historical Association, Napa, CA. Reprinted from: Westways, Automobile Club of Southern California. Shields Special Collections CAL 7:1.

12. Jones, P. 1994. Berryessa Valley: The Last Year. 2nd ed. Vacaville Museum, Vacaville, CA.

13. Keyworth, C.L. 1991. California Indians. New York: Facts on File, Inc.

14. Kroeber, A.L. 1932. The Patwin and Their Neighbors. University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, vol. 29, no. 4. Salinas, Calif.: Coyote Press, n.d. Reprint of: Berkeley: University of California Press.

15. Lake Berryessa at http://www.recreation.gov/detail.cfm

16. Lange, D. and P. Jones 1960. Death of a Valley. Aperture, Inc, Rochester, NY.

17. Maurer, F. and L. Timm 1989. A Brief History of the Acquisition of the Properties of Quail Ridge Wilderness Preserve. Unpublished document.

18. McKern, W.C. 1923. Patwin Houses. University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, vol. 20, no. 10. Berkeley: University of California Press.

19. A Patwin Bibliography at http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/cilc/bibs/patwin.html

20. Pitt, L. 1966. The Decline of the Californios: A Social History of the Spanish-speaking Californians, 1846-1890. Berkeley: University of California Press.

21. Powers, S. 1976 (orig. publ. 1877). Tribes of California; With an Introduction and Notes by R.F. Heizer. Berkeley: University of California Press. (Reprinted from Contributions to North American Ethnology, vol. 3, Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1877.

22. Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy 1998. Quail Ridge Reserve: The Human and Natural History of California’s Coast Range. VHS, 27 minutes.

23. Rawls, J. J. 1984. Indians of California: The Changing Image. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

24. Salonites, E. 1992. Berryessa: The Rape of the Mexican Land Grant Rancho Cañada de Capay. Capay, CA: Mission Bell Marketing.

25. Timm, L. 2002. Personal communication (interview, 12/6/02).


Geology and Soils

26. Alt, D. D. and D. W. Hyndman, 2000. Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California. Mountain Press, Missoula, MT.

27. Harden, D.R. 1999. California Geology. Prentice Hall, N.J.

28. Lambert, G. and J. Kashiwagi. 1978. Soil survey of Napa County, California. United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, in cooperation with University of California, Agricultural Experiment Station. Iv + 104 pp.

29. McPhee, J. 1993. Assembling California. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, New York.

30. Unruh, J. R., B. A. Loewen and E. M. Moores, 1995. Progressive arcward contraction of a Mesozoic-Tertiary forearc basin, southwestern Sacramento Valley, California. Geological Society of America Bulletin 107: 38-53.

31. Unruh, J.R. and E. M. Moores, 1992. Quaternary blind thrusting in the southwest Sacramento Valley, California. Tectonics 11: 192-203.


Plants

32. Bartholomew, B. 1970. Bare zone between California shrub and grassland communities: the role of animals. Science 170:1210-1212.

33. Christensen, N. L. and C. H. Muller. 1975. Relative importance of factors controlling germination and seedling survival in Adenostoma chaparral. American Midland Naturalist 93:71-78.

34. Hickman, J. C. (ed.) 1993. The Jepson Manual: higher plants of California. University of California Press.

35. Mooney, H. A. and E. L. Dunn. 1970. Convergent evolution of mediterranean climate evergreen scelerophyll shrubs. Evolution 24:292-303.

36. Muller, C. H., R. B. Hanawalt, and J. K. McPherson. 1968. Allelopathic control of herb growth in the fire cycle of California chaparral. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 95:225-231.

37. Sawyer, J. O. and T. Keeler-Wolf. 1997. A Manual of California Vegetation. California Native Plant Society.

38. Swank. S. E. and W. C. Oechel. 1991. Interaction among the effects of herbivory, competition, and resource limitation on chaparral herbs. Ecology 72:104-115.

39. Sweeney, J. R. 1956. Response of Vegetation to Fire. University of California Publications in Botany 28:143-250.

40. Thorne, J. H., J. A. Kennedy, J. F. Quinn, M. McCoy, T. Keeler-Wolf and J. Menke. 2004. A Vegetaton map of Napa County using the Manual of California Vegetation classification and its comparison to other digital vegetation maps. Madrono.


Arthropods

41. Borror, D. J., C. A. Triplehorn, and N. F. Johnson. 1989. An Introduction to the Study of Insects. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing. xiv + 875 pp.

42. Borror, D. J. and R. E. White. 1970. A Field Guide to Insects. America north of Mexico. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. xi + 404 pp.

43. Brock, J. P., and K. Kaufman. 2003. Butterflies of North America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 384 pp.

44. Evans, H. E. 1984. Insect Biology. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Publishing, x + 436 pp.

45. Greene, C., and M. Huntzinger. 2001. The Natural History of Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve. University of California Natural Reserve System, 134 pp.

46. Kremen, C., R. L. Bugg, N. Nicola, S. A. Smith, R. W. Thorp and N. M. Williams. 2002. Native bees, native plants, and crop pollination in California. Fremontia 30: 41-49.

47. Milne, L. and M. Milne. 1998. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders. New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 989 pp.

48. Opler, P. A. and A. B. Wright.1999. A Field Guide to Western Butterflies. New York: Houghton Mifflin. 916 pp.

49. Powell, J. A. and Hogue, C. L. 1979. California Insects. Berkeley: University of California Press, x + 388 pp.

50. Russo, R. A. 1979. Plant Galls of the California Region. Pacific Grove: Boxwood Press, xi + 203 pp.

51. Russo, R. A. 1990. Blue oak: a gall wasp nursery. Fremontia 18: 68-71.

52. Schick, K. N. 2002. Cynipid-induced galls and California oaks. Fremontia 30: 15-18.

53. Storer, T. I. and Usinger, R. L. 1963. Sierra Nevada Natural History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 374 pp.

54. Wilson, E. O. 1987. The little things that run the world. Conservation Biology 1:344-346.

55. Wilson, E. O. 1992. The Diversity of Life. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press,
424 pp.


Reptiles and Amphibians

56. Behler, J. L., and F. W. King. 1979. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians. New York, Chanticleer Press, Inc.

57. Duellman, W. E. 1993. Amphibian Species of the World: Additions and Corrections. University of Kansas Printing Service. Lawrence, KS.

58. Fisher, R.N. and H.B. Shaffer. 1996. The decline of amphibians in California’s Great Central Valley. Conservation Biology, 10:1387-1397.

59. Frost, D. R. 1985. Amphibian Species of the World. Allen Press and the Association of Systematics Collections. Lawrence, KS.

60. Hairston, N. G. 1987. Community Ecology and Salamander Guilds. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, England.

61. Peabody, F.E. and J.M. Savage. 1958. Evolution of a Coast Range corridor in California and its effect on the origin and dispersal of living amphibians and reptiles. In: Hubbs, C.L., ed. Zoogeography. Pub. 51 for AAAS, Washington, DC.

62. Petranka, J. W. 1998. Salamanders of the United States and Canada. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

63. Rodriguez-Robles, J. A. and J. M. de Jesus-Escobar. 1999. Molecular systematics of new world lampropeltinine snakes (Colubridae): implications for biogeography and evolution of food habits. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 68: 355-385.

64. Rodriguez-Robles, J. A., D. G. Mulgahy, and H. W. Greene. 1999. Feeding ecology of the desert nightsnake, Hypsiglena torquata (Colubridae). Copeia. 1999: 93-100.

65. Savage, J.M. 1960. Evolution of a peninsular herpetofauna. Systematic Zoology, 9:184-212.

66. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. New York, NY.

67. Stebbins, R. C. 1949. Speciation in salamanders of the Plethodontid genus Ensatina. Univ. Calif. Publ. Zoology 48:377-526.

68. Stebbins, R. C. 1951. Amphibians of Western North America. Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press.

69. Stebbins, R. C. 1966. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company.

70. Stebbins, R. C. 1972. California Amphibians and Reptiles. Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press, Ltd.

71. Stebbins, R. C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 2nd ed. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company.

72. Stebbins, R. C. 2003. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd ed. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company.

73. Trenham, P. C. 1998. Demography, migration, and metapopulation structure of pond breeding salamanders. PhD dissertation, University of California, Davis.

74. Wright, A. H., and A. A. Wright. 1957. Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada. Ithaca, New York, Comstock Publishing Associates.

75. Wright, A. H., and A. A. Wright. 1995. Handbook of Frogs and Toads of the United States and Canada. 3rd ed. Ithaca and London, Comstock Publishing Associates (originally published in 1949).


Birds

76. American Ornithologists’ Union. 1998. Checklist of North American Birds, 7th Edition. American Ornithologists’ Union. Washington D.C.

77. American River Natural History Association. 1986. Sacramento’s Outdoor World: A Local Field Guide. Fruitridge Printing. Sacramento, CA.

78. Calkins, J. D., J. C. Hagelin, and D. F. Lott. 1999. California Quail (Callipepla californica) in The Birds of North America, No. 473 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

79. Cicero, C. and N. K. Johnson. 1998. Molecular phylogeny and ecological diversification in a clade of New World songbirds (genus Vireo). Molecular Ecology 7: 1359-1370.

80. Cicero, C. 2000. Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) and Juniper Titmouse (Baeolophus ridgwayi) in The Birds of North America, No. 485 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

81. Conservation International. 2003. Biodiversity Hotspots: California Floristic Province. http://www.biodiversityhotspots.org/xp/Hotspots/california_floristic.

82. Davis, J. N. 1995. Hutton’s Vireo (Vireo huttoni) in The Birds of North America, No. 189 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

83. Ehrlich, P. R., D. S. Dobkin, and D. Wheye. 1988. The Birder’s Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds. Simon and Schuster Inc. New York, NY.

84. Gardali, T. and G. Ballard. 2000. Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) in The Birds of North America, No. 551 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

85. Garrett, K. and J. Dunn. 1981. Birds of Southern California: Status and Distribution. Los Angeles Audubon Society. Los Angeles, CA.

86. Goguen, C. B. and D. R. Curson. 2002. Cassin’s Vireo (Vireo cassinii) in The Birds of North America, No. 615 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

87. Greenlaw, J. S. 1996. Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) in The Birds of North America, No. 263 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

88. Grinnell, J. P. and A. H. Miller. 1944. The Distribution of the Birds of California. Cooper Ornith. Club. Berkeley, CA.

89. Johnson, N. K. 1995. Speciation in vireos. I. Macrogeographic patterns of allozymic variation in the Vireo solitarius complex in the contiguous United States. Condor 97: 903-919.

90. Kennedy, D. E. and D. W. White. 1997. Bewick’s Wren (Thryomanes bewickii) in The Birds of North America, No. 315 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.

91. Miller, A. H. 1951. An analysis of the distribution of the birds of California. Univ. of Calif. Publ. Zool. 50(6): 533 - 644.

92. Murray, B. W., W.B. McGillivray, J. C. Barlow, R. N. Beech, and C. Strobeck. 1994. The use of cytochrome B sequence variation in estimation of phylogeny in the Vireonidae. Condor 96: 1037-1054.

93. Peterson, R. T. 1961. A Field Guide to Western Birds. Houghton Mifflin , Boston, MA.

94. Rand, A. L. 1971. Birds of North America. Doubleday and Company, Inc. New York, NY.

95. Root, Terry. 1988. Atlas of Wintering North American Birds: An Analysis of Christmas Bird Count Data. The University of Chicago Press. Chicago IL.

96. Sibley, D. A. 2000. The Sibley Guide to Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. New York, NY

97. Small, A. 1974. The Birds of California. Winchester Press, New York, NY.

98. Terres, J. K. 1991. The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Wing Books, New York, NY.

99. Weidensaul, S. 2000. The Raptor Almanac. The Lyon’s Press. Hong Kong.


Mammals

100. Alden, P., F. Heath, R. Keen, A. Leventer, and W. B. Zomlefer. 1998. National Audubon Society Field Guide to California. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

101. American Society of Mammalogists (varied dates). Mammalian species accounts. American Society of Mammologists online at http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/

102. Bakker, E. S. 1984. An island called California: an ecological introduction to its natural communities. 2nd ed. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.

103. Burt, W. H. and R. P. Grossenheider. 1976. A field guide to the mammals. 3rd ed. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.

104. Ingles, L. G. 1965. Mammals of the Pacific States. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

105. Greene, C. and M. Huntzinger. 2001. The Natural History of Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve. University of California Natural Reserve System.

106. Jameson, E. W. Jr., and H. J. Peeters. 1988. California Mammals. Berkeley: University of California Press.

107. Kays, R. W. and D. E. Wilson. 2002. Mammals of North America. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

108. Koenig, W. D. and R. L. Mumme. 1987. Population ecology of the cooperatively breeding Acorn woodpecker. Princeton University Press, Monographs in Population Biology 24:xiii + 435 pp.

109. Schoenherr, A. A. 1995. A Natural History of California. Berkeley: University of California Press.

110. Whitaker, J. O., Jr. 1998. National Audubon Society field guide to North American mammals. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.


Some Useful Website Addresses

Organization of Biological Field Stations
http://www.obfs.org/Members/Stations/CA_Quail_Rdg_Res.html

The Land Trust of Napa County
http://napalandtrust.org/

University of California Natural Reserve System
http://nrs.ucop.edu/

University of California Davis Natural Reserve System
http://nrs.ucdavis.edu

US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Lake Berryessa http://www.usbr.gov/mp/berryessa/

Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy
http://www.quailridge.org

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