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Delta Conservancy seeking partners for Arundo control and habitat restoration in the Delta

Figure 7. Habitat restoration work in progress at the Emigh R. Livestock / Ulatis Creek Arundo control and habitat enhancement project site. SRCD staff are broadcast-seeding the restoration site with native forbs and grasses using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Arundo donax is devastating to riparian habitat and becoming increasingly widespread in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta. To counter this growing problem, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy (Delta Conservancy) envisions a delta-wide, long-term Arundo Control and Restoration...

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Hydrilla eradicated in Shasta County

Occasional good news on the weed front... "SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), working in cooperation with the Shasta County Agricultural Commissioner's office, has eradicated two hydrilla infestations within the cites of Redding and Anderson, ending a...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:18 AM
Tags: aquatic (41), Aquatic Plants (25), aquatic weeds (49)

Costs to manage invasive aquatic weeds in the Delta

Harvesting water hyacinth

Attached is a presentation on the economics of controlling invasive aquatic weeds in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. This was presented by Karen Jetter at the Delta Region Areawide Aquatic Weeds Program (DRAAWP) stakeholders meeting in October 2018.

Harvesting water hyacinth
Harvesting water hyacinth

Harvesting water hyacinth

Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 3:22 PM
  • Author: Karen Jetter
  • Author: Kjersti Nes
  • Posted by: Guy B Kyser
Tags: aquatic (41), aquatic weeds (49)

Quantifying floating aquatic vegetation using satellite imagery

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Delta Region Areawide Aquatic Weed Project (DRAAWP) has, as one of its purposes, to enhance and implement the rollout of new, innovative, or unique processes to support finding and controlling aquatic invasive species. It is using that overarching...

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 3:43 PM

Growth potential of South American spongeplant at different temperatures

A new plant developing at the end of a stolon.

South American spongeplant (Limnobium laevigatum) is a free-floating, freshwater aquatic plant that has been introduced to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Spongeplant can propagate sexually through seed production and asexually through the development of stolons that produce new plants. This...

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Tags: Aquatic Plants (25), aquatic weeds (49), invasive (22)

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