land use

Upper Watershed Fire Trail Sign - Welcome Map

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Interpretive sign for the Fire Trail in the upper watershed of Strawberry Creek.

Strawberry Creek Management Plan - Chapter 3 - Creek and Watershed Description

Robert Charbonneau

Overview of Strawberry Creek and its watershed, including local history, geography, soils, geology, land use, and hydrology.

Photo - Strawberry Creek as Sewage and Trash Disposal System - 1895


Like many urban creeks in the late 1880s, Strawberry Creek was used as a trash and sewage disposal system.

Photo - Hydraulic Excavation of Memorial Stadium - 1922

University Archives (UARC PIC 10D;45C)

Memorial Stadium was located directly on top of Strawberry Creek. Workers used a hydraulic monitor to excavate the site, resulting in sediment releases downstream in the creek.

Mexican Presidio, artist rendition - 1826

Richard Beechey
Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Dakin Collection

Painting by Richard Beechey


From the Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Dakin Collection

Photo - UC Berkeley Campus - 1874


Photo of the UC Berkeley campus looking west from the hills.