Blucher Creek is located to the south of Sebastopol, emptying into
the Laguna de Santa Rosa. The Blucher Creek watershed is characterized
by beautiful rolling hills occupied by pasture, vineyard, mixed
agriculture and rural residential. The geology of the area is mapped
as Wilson Grove formation, a friable sand, silt and clay deposit
associated with an inland sea. The Wilson Grove is generally porous
and permeable and comprises the bulk of groundwater resources in
the west county. Soils of the Wilson Grove can be easily eroded,
creating problems in regards to sedimentation and bank erosion along
area is home to a numerous native (and non-native) plants and animals
including a variety of endangered/threatened/sensitive species.
Endangered species, including the Pitkin Marsh lily and California
freshwater shrimp, are residents of Blucher Creek watershed. Blucher
Creek is also home to small numbers of Steelhead
BLU030: At the crossing of Blucher Creek and Lonepine Road.
BLU050: At the crossing of Blucher Creek and Canfield Road.
BLU090: Below Bridge at the crossing of Blucher Valley Rd
and Blucher Creek. The crossing farthest upstream.