Petaluma Watershed Field Guide

This is a guide to the native flora, fauna, and habitat types found in the Petaluma Watershed. While the goal is an exhaustive list with descriptions and images for each organism found in the Watershed, this is a work in progress and we welcome your additions to the guide. 

 River Otter, photo by Bruce Cohn

River Otter, photo by Bruce Cohn

Wildlife

Explore the animals, fish, insects and amphibians that call the Petaluma Watershed home.

 Oak trees, photo by Scott Hess

Oak trees, photo by Scott Hess

Plants & Trees

Learn more about the native plants, shrubs, trees and grasses that are found in the Petaluma Watershed.

 The Petaluma Marsh, photo by Scott Hess

The Petaluma Marsh, photo by Scott Hess

Habitat

From salt water marshes to wooded uplands, the Petaluma Watershed has a variety of habitat types that support a complex web of life.