Photographer captures ‘Hidden Treasure’ creek
Photographer Rob Stone completed his “Hidden Treasure” series on Putah Creek in April 2015, spending days returning to the same spots along the creek to capture the perfect mix of light and shadow. Steve Ekstrom/Courtesy photo
Davis photographer Rob Stone was first struck by the transformation taking place in Putah Creek while biking out to Winters with his good friend Steve Ekstrom last year.
Thanks to a successful lawsuit 15 years earlier and the tireless work of the Putah Creek Council and many volunteers, a creek bed once ravaged by gravel mining, diverted water flows and flood control was being restored as a riparian habitat with thriving trout and salmon populations. Continue Reading