The California Resources Evaluation System (CERES)
and the California Wetlands Information System (CWIS)
are programs of the California Resources Agency. These resources are intended to provide comprehensive wetlands information to the general public, the educational community, and government agencies. Here you can find a compilation of public and private sector information including maps, environmental documents, agency roles in wetlands management, restoration and mitigation activities, regulatory permitting, and wetland policies.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Wetlands
North Carolina State University's WaterSheds Wetlands
U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wetlands Report
CWIS has information on the history and status of vernal pools
in California's Central Valley.
The State of California Resources Agency and Department of Fish and Game offer the California Vernal Pool Assessment Preliminary Report
Check the California Native Plant Society site for information on different types of vernal pools
and the varieties of plants associated with each type.