CA State Parks Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Program FAV Update

  • Environment
  • by BPC Staff
  • on September 21, 2018
Floating Aquatic Vegetation Control Program
Water Hyacinth ( Eichhornia crassipes), 
South American Spongeplant (Limnobium laevigatum), 
Uruguay Water Primrose (Ludwigia hexapetala), and
Alligatorweed (Alternanthera philoxeroides)
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Division of Boating and Waterways
Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Program (AIPCP)
         September 24 through September 29, 2018
Herbicide treatment of invasive floating aquatic vegetation will begin on March 12, 2018 in various areas of the Sacramento -San Joaquin Delta. For more information see the Public Notice.
“Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other conditions.”
  • Spraying will be conducted during the hours of 7am to 4pm weekly, Monday thru Friday.  
  • Herbicide applications during the treatment period will utilize Glyphosate (Roundup Custom), 2,4-D (Weedar 64), and Imazamox (Clearcast)
Treatment Period:
Area 2-4: Mar. 1, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018
Area 1: June 1, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018
County References:
ALA – Alameda; CC – Contra Costa;
MER – Merced; SAC – Sacramento; SJ – San Joaquin;
STAN – Stanislaus; SOL – Solano; YOLO – Yolo
Since September 21, 2018, approximately 1083 acres of water hyacinth, South American spongeplant, Uruguay water primrose and/or alligatorweed have been treated at 110 sites with 321 total treatments.  
* Data are preliminary and subject to change. 



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