Bibliography Background About KRIS

Background Information About the Topics in KRIS

These pages are designed to supply basic information about fish, water quality and watershed dynamics to aid in understanding the contents of the KRIS projects. Policy and regulation are also addressed.  The background pages summarize literature on various subjects and provide links to key documents, either within the KRIS bibliography, or at other website locations. For background information, choose from the topics in the sidebar menu.

near Scott Mountain Pass, Hwy 3, CA. Photo by Diane Higgins


Deer Creek, CA. Photo by Pat Higgins

male steelhead trout, photo by Pat Higgins


Western aquatic garter snake at mouth of Klamath River. Photo by Diane Higgins