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See Galbreath Special Status Species Assessment for methods. Assessments were conducted as planning exercise and do not constitute evidence of occurrence. Species known to occur are shown with asterisk "*". For complete special status species list, see Galbreath Special Status Species.

Fungi

Usnea longissima, Long-Beard Lichen: USLO Text, USLO Map

Bryophytes

Fissidens pauperculus, Minute Pocket Moss: FIPA Text, FIPA Map
Entosthodon kochii, Koch's Cord Moss: ENKO Text, ENKO Map
Didymodon norrisii, Norris' Beard Moss: DINO Text, DINO Map

See Galbreath Special Status Species Assessment for methods. Assessments were conducted as planning exercise and do not constitute evidence of occurrence. Species known to occur are shown with asterisk "*". For complete special status species list, see Galbreath Special Status Species.

Alismataceae

Alisma gramineum, Grass Alisma: ALGR Text, ALGR Map

Cyperaceae

Carex comosa, Bristly Sedge: CACO Text, CACO Map
Carex saliniformis, Deceiving Sedge: CASA Text, CASA Map

Lilaceae

*Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum, Franciscan Onion: ALPE Text, ALPE Map
Calochortus raichei, The Cedars Fairy-Lantern: CARA Text, CARA Map
Erythronium revolutum, Coast Fawn Lily: ERRE Text, ERRE Map
Fritillaria roderickii, Roderick's Fritillary: FRRO Text, FRRO Map

Orchidaceae

*Piperia candida, White-Flowered Rein Orchid: PICA Text, PICA Map

Poaceae

Dichanthelium lanuginosum var. thermale, Geysers Dicanthelium: DILA Text, DILA Map
Glyceria grandis, American Manna Grass: GLGR Text, GLGR Map
Pleuropogon hooverianus, North Coast Semaphore Grass: PLHO Text, PLHO Map

Potamogetonaceae

Potamogeton epihydrus ssp. nuttallii, Nuttall's Ribbon-Leaved Pondweed: POEP Text, POEP Map

See Galbreath Special Status Species Assessment for methods. Assessments were conducted as planning exercise and do not constitute evidence of occurrence. Species known to occur are shown with asterisk "*". For complete special status species list, see Galbreath Special Status Species.

Asteraceae

Hemizonia congesta ssp. congesta, Pale Yellow Hayfield Tarplant: HECO Text, HECO Map
Lasthenia burkei, Burke's Goldfields: LABU Text, LABU Map
Layia septentrionalis, Colusa Layia: LASE Text, LASE Map
Packera bolanderi var. bolanderi, Seacoast Ragwort: PABO Text, PABO Map
Tracyina rostrata, Beaked Tracyina: TRRO Text, TRRO Map

Boraginaceae

Cryptantha clevelandii var. dissita, Serpentine Cryptantha: CRCL Text, CRCL Map

Brassicaceae

Streptanthus morrisonii ssp. morrisonii, Morrison's Jewel-Flower: STMO Text, STMO Map
Streptanthus glandulosus var. hoffmanii, Hoffman's Bristly Jewel-Flower: STGL Text, STGL Map

Campanulaceae

Campanula californica, Swamp Harebell: CACA Text, CACA Map

Caprifoliaceae  

Viburnum ellipticum, Oval-Leaved Viburnum: VIEL Text, VIEL Map

Convolvulaceae  

Calystegia collina ssp. tridactylosa, Three Fingered Morning Glory: CACO Text, CACO Map

Ericaceae 

Arctostaphylos bakeri ssp. sublaevis, The Cedars Manzanita: ARBA Text, ARBA Map
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis, Sonoma Canescent Manzanita: ARCA Text, ARCA Map
Arctostaphylos stanfordiana ssp. decumbens, Rincon Ridge Manzanita: ARSTD Text, ARSTD Map
Arctostaphylos stanfordiana ssp. raichei, Raiche's Manzanita: ARSTR Text, ARSTR Map

Fabaceae

Astragalus agnicidus, Humbolt County Milk-Vetch: ASAG Text, ASAG Map
Lupinus sericatus, Cobb Mountain Lupine: LUSE Text, LUSE Map
Thermopsis robusta, Robust False Lupine: THRO Text, THRO Map
*Trifolium buckwestiorum, Santa Cruz Clover: TRBU Text, TRBU Map

Juglandaceae   

Juglans hindsii, Northern California Black Walnut: JUHI Text, JUHI Map

Lamiaceae      

Monardella villosa ssp. globosa, Robust Monardella: MOVI Text, MOVI Map

Limnanthaceae   

Limnanthes bakeri, Baker's Meadowfoam: LIBA Text, LIBA Map

Linaceae      

Hesperolinon adenophyllum, Glandular Western Flax: HEAD Text, HEAD Map

Malvaceae  

Malacothamnus hallii, Hall's Bush-Mallow: MAHA Text, MAHA Map
Malacothamnus mendocinensis, Mendocino Bush-Mallow: MAME Text, MAME Map

Onagraceae   

Epilobium oreganum, Oregon Fireweed: EPOR Text, EPOR Map

Orobanchaceae   

Boschniakia hookeri, Small Groundcone: BOHO Text, BOHO Map

Polemoniaceae     

Leptosiphon jepsonii, Jepson's Leptosiphon: LEJE Text, LEJE Map
Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri, Baker's Navarretia: NALE Text, NALE Map
Polemonium carneum,  Oregon Polemonium: POCA Text, POCA Map

Polygonaceae    

Eriogonum cedrorum, The Cedars Buckwheat: ERCE Text, ERCE Map

Ranunculaceae 

Coptis laciniata, Oregon Goldthread: COLA Text, COLA Map

Rhamnaceae    

Ceanothus confuses, Rincon Ridge Ceanothus: CECO Text, CECO Map

Rosaceae

Horkelia tenuiloba, Thin-Lobed Horkelia: HOTE Text, HOTE Map
Rosa pinetorum, Pine Rose: ROPI Text, ROPI Map
Sanguisorba officinalis, Great Burnet: SAOF Text, SAOF Map

See Galbreath Special Status Species Assessment for methods. Assessments were conducted as planning exercise and do not constitute evidence of occurrence. Species known to occur are shown with asterisk "*". For complete special status species list, see Galbreath Special Status Species.

Mollusca (Snails, Slugs, and Bivalves)

Helminthoglypta arrosa pomoensis, Pomo Bronze Shoulderband: HEAR Text, HEAR Map
Noyo interessa, Ten Mile Shoulderband: NOIN Text, NOIN Map (none)               
Anodonta californiensis, California Floater (Pelecypoda): ANCA Text, ANCA Map

Crustacea (Shrimps, Crabs, and Barnacles)

Linderiella occidentalis, California Fairy Shrimp: LIOC Text, LIOC Map

Insecta (Insects)

Dubiraphia giulianii, Giuliani's Dubiraphian Riffle Beetle: DUGI Text, DUGI Map

Lepidoptera

Carterocephalus palaemon magnus, Sonoma Arctic Skipper: CAPA Text, CAPA Map
Danaus plexippus, Monarch Butterfly: DAPL Text, DAPL Map

See Galbreath Special Status Species Assessment for methods. Assessments were conducted as planning exercise and do not constitute evidence of occurrence. Species known to occur are shown with asterisk "*". For complete special status species list, see Galbreath Special Status Species.

Osteichthyes (Bony Fishes)

Oncorhynchus kisutch, Coho Salmon: ONKI Text, ONKI Map
*Oncorhynchus mykiss, Northern California Steelhead: ONMY Text, ONMY Map
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, California Coastal Chinook Salmon: ONTS Text, ONTS Map

Caudata (Salamanders)

Rhyacotriton variegatus, Southern Torrent Salamander: RYVA Text, RYVA Map

Anura (Frogs) 

Ascaphus truei, Western Tailed Frog: ASTR Text, ASTR Map
*Rana boylii, Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog: RABO Text, RABO Map
Rana draytonii, California Red-Legged Frog: RADR Text, RADR Map

Reptilia (Reptiles)

*Actinemys marmorata, Western Pond Turtle: ACMA Text, ACMA Map

See Galbreath Special Status Species Assessment for methods. Assessments were conducted as planning exercise and do not constitute evidence of occurrence. Species known to occur are shown with asterisk "*". For complete special status species list, see Galbreath Special Status Species.

Appodiformes

Apodidae
Chaetura vauxi, Vaux's Swift: CHVA Text, CHVA Map

Trochilidae
Selasphorus rufus,  Rufous Hummingbird: SERU Text, SERU Map

Ciconiiformes

Accipitridae
Accipiter cooperii, Cooper's Hawk: ACCO Text, ACCO Map
Accipiter gentilis, Northern Goshawk: ACGE Text, ACGE Map
Accipiter striatus, Sharp-Shinned Hawk: ACST Text, ACST Map
*Aquila chrysaetos, Golden Eagle: AQCH Text, AQCH Map
Circus cyaneus, Northern Harrier: CICY Text, CICY Map 
Elanus leucurus, White-Tailed Kite: ELLE Text, ELLE Map 
*Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Bald Eagle: HALE Text, HALE Map
Pandion haliaetus, Osprey: PAHA Text, PAHA Map

Alcidae
Brachyramphus marmoratus, Marbled Murrelet: BRMA Text, BRMA Map

Ardeidae
Ardea Herodias, Great Blue Heron: ARHE Text, ARHE Map
Nycticorax nycticorax, Black-Crowned Night Heron: NYNY Text, NYNY Map

Falconidae
Falco columbarius, Merlin: FACO Text, FACO Map
Falco mexicanus, Prairie Falcon: FAME Text, FAME Map 
Falco peregrinus anatum, American Peregrine Falcon: FAPE Text, FAPE Map 

Passeriformes

Alaudidae
Eremophila alpestris actia, California Horned Lark: ERAL Text, ERAL Map 

Emberizidae
Ammodramus savannarum, Grasshopper Sparrow: AMSA Text, AMSA Map 
Spizella passerina, Chipping Sparrow: SPPA Text, SPPA Map 

Hirundinidae                     
Progne subis, Purple Martin: PRSU Text, PRSU Map 

Icteridae                             
Agelaius tricolor, Tricolored Blackbird: AGTR Text, AGTR Map 

Laniidae                              
Lanius ludovicianus, Loggerhead Shrike: LALU Text, LALU Map 

Paridae                
Baeolophus inornatus, Oak Titmouse: BAIN Text, BAIN Map 

Parulidae                            
Dendroica occidentalis, Hermit Warbler: DEOC Text, DEOC Map 
Dendroica petechia brewsteri, Yellow Warbler: DEPE Text, DEPE Map 
Icteria virens, Yellow-Breasted Chat: ICVI Text, ICVI Map 

Tyrannidae                        
Contopus cooperi, Olive-Sided Flycatcher: COCO Text, COCO Map 

Piciformes

Picidae                 
Melanerpes lewis, Lewis' Woodpecker: MELE Text, MELE Map 

Strigiformes 

Strigidae                             
Asio flammeus, Short-Eared Owl: ASFL Text, ASFL Map 
Asio otus, Long-Eared Owl: ASOT Text, ASOT Map
Athene cunicularia, Burrowing Owl: ATCU Text, ATCU Map
Otus flammeolus, Flammulated Owl: OTFL Text, OTFL Map 
Strix occidentalis caurina, Northern Spotted Owl: STOC Text, STOC Map

See Galbreath Special Status Species Assessment for methods. Assessments were conducted as planning exercise and do not constitute evidence of occurrence. Species known to occur are shown with asterisk "*". For complete special status species list, see Galbreath Special Status Species.

Carnivora

Mustelidae
Martes pennanti (pacifica), Pacific Fisher: MAPE Text, MAPE Map
Taxidea taxus, American Badger: TATA Text, TATA Map

Chiroptera

Vespertilionidae
Antrozous pallidus, Pallid Bat: ANPA Text, ANPA Map
Corynorhinus townsendii, Townsend's Big-Eared Bat: COTO Text, COTO Map
Lasionycteris noctivagans, Silver-Haired Bat: LANO Text, LANO Map
Lasiurus blossevilli, Western Red Bat: LABL Text, LABL Map
Myotis evotis, Long-Eared Myotis: MYEV Text, MYEV Map
Myotis thysanodes, Fringed Myotis: MYTH Text, MYTH Map
Myotis yumanensis, Yuma Myotis: MYYU Text, MYYU Map

Rodentia

Muridae
Arborimus pomo, Sonoma Tree Vole: ARPO Text, ARPO Map


Galbreath Weather


Galbreath Population Monitoring

  • May 2013. Roadside surveys in May 2013 discovered populations of 3 special status plants: white flowered rein orchid (Piperia candida, 12 sites, ~268 plants), Santa Cruz clover (Trifolium buckwestiorum (20 sites, ~5,745 plants), and Franciscan onion (Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum, 4 sites, ~776 plants). Data are available on request.

Galbreath Land Use & Cultural Data

Galbreath Preserve Historic Sites and Natural Features

Detail of Suffroni Canyon Historic Sites and Nature Features

Galbreath Oral History Project
  Description Data Metadata
Land Management Quotes This document contains quotes from the oral history project organized into the following subjects: fire, agriculture, dams on creeks, erosion, logging, grazing, hunting and fishing. quote summary (doc) Galbreath Oral History Project
Fred Galbreath Presentation Transcribed from 1995 video presentation at Humboldt State University by Matt Thompson. fred galbreath transcript; video available Galbreath Oral History Project
John and Brenda Blom Interview Interviewed August 19, 2011 by Matt Thompson. John Blom grew up with the Galbreath family in Kentfield, CA and has known them for many years. Restricted: blom transcript; audio and video available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project
Duane Ornbaun Interview Interviewed May 14, 2011 by Garrett Morrow. Duane Ornbaun is an employee of Nancy Johnson and son of Pete Ornbaun, Fred Galbreath’s close friend and sheep farming mentor. Restricted: ornbaun transcript; audio available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project
Nancy Galbreath-Johnson and Duane Ornbaun Interview Interviewed 2 April 2011 by Chris O’Sullivan. Nancy Johnson is Fred Galbreath’s daughter and was joined for the interview by Duane Ornbaun.  

Restricted: nancy johnson transcript; audio available.   (request password)

Galbreath Oral History Project
Bob Johnson Interview Interviewed 16 April 2011 by Karl Byrn. Bob Johnson is the husband of the late Sue Johnson, the youngest daughter of Fred Galbreath. Restricted: bob johnson transcript; audio available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project
Nancy Levensaler Interview Interviewed 15 April 2011 by Matt Thompson. Nancy Levensaler and her husband, James Levensaler, were friends of Jean and Fred Galbreath and built a house on Fred’s ranch which they used until the 1970’s. Restricted: nancy levensaler transcript; audio available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project
Nina Hyatt Interview Interviewed 25 April by Colin Close. Nina Hyatt is Nancy Galbreath’s daughter and spent summers and holidays on the ranch with her extended family from the time she was an infant. Restricted: hyatt transcript; audio available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project
Charlie Hiatt Interview Interviewed 26 April 2011 by Thomas Eddy.  Charlie Hiatt knew Fred since childhood and helped Fred with the Ranch from the mid 1950s to present. Restricted: hiatt transcript 1; audio available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project
Charlie Hiatt Interview Interviewed July 7, 2011 by Matt Thompson. Charlie Hiatt knew Fred since childhood and helped Fred with the Ranch from the mid 1950s to present. Restricted: hiatt transcript 2; audio available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project
Charlie Hiatt Interview Interviewed in field July 14, 2011 by Matt Thompson. Charlie Hiatt knew Fred since childhood and helped Fred with the Ranch from the mid 1950s to present. Restricted: hiatt transcript 3; video available. (request password) Galbreath Oral History Project