Gold Rush Stories: 49 Tales of Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss, and Luck, Gary Noy
Gold Rush Stories book review by Lisa Redfern

History of Us: Nisenan Tribe of the Nevada City Rancheria, Richard B. Johnson

Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots, and Rogues, Gary Noy

Tribal Land Conservation, Beth Rose Middleton
Wildflowers & Trees and Shrubs, Redbud Chapter of California Native Plant Society

Documentaries & Films:

Online Books:

1856 – Nevada (City), Grass Valley & Rough & Ready General Directory of Citizens; a historical sketch of Nevada County,  A. A. Sargent, ESQ
Three Years in California, J.D. Borthwick


California Native Plants for Placer and Nevada Counties – Lani Houck
Division of Agricultural Sciences, University of California – California Range Brushlands and Browse Plants  – Arthur Sampson and Beryl Jesperson (pg. 129)


Bear Yuba Land Trust
California Native Plant Society – Redbud Chapter
CalPhotos – California Universty, Berkeley- 2,965 photos of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes from Nevada County.
California Wildlife YouTube videos
Deer Creek YouTube videos

ebird sightings recorded along Deer Creek

Forest Trails Alliance Facebook page
Gold Rush History: 49ers Left Rich Legacy of Outrageous Names
History of Tahoe National Forest: 1840 – 1940
Internet Bird Collection
Keep Me Wild Campaign – California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Nevada City Chamber of Commerce – Nevada City, a colorful town that has prepared for its future by preserving its past
Nevada County Resource Conservation District
Nevada County Wildlife Services
Sierra College Press
Sierra Nevada Virtual Museum
Sierra Streams Institute
USGS California Water Science Center


Individual blog posts include additional resources.