SUBMERSED AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM

SUBMERSED AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM

 

Brazilian Waterweed (Egeria densa), 

Curly-leaf Pondweed (Potamogeton crispus), 

Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum), 

Fanwort (Cabomba carolinianaand

Coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum)

California Department of Parks and Recreation

Division of Boating and Waterways

Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Program (AIPCP)

Treatments for April 27 through May 1, 2020

Herbicide treatment of invasive submersed aquatic vegetation will begin on April 20, 2020 in various areas of the Sacramento -San Joaquin Delta.

 

Treatments may not occur in some or all sites due to weather conditions, and growth stage of the aquatic invasive plants.

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Diquat treatments will begin this week more information to come.

“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.”

              – Edward J. Hard, Environmental Program Manager I

  • Spraying will be conducted weekly, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Herbicide applications during the treatment period will utilize Fluridone (Sonar) only.

Treatment Period:

April 20, 2020 – November 30, 2020

 

County References:

ALA – Alameda; CC – Contra Costa;

MER – Merced; SAC – Sacramento; SJ – San Joaquin;

STAN – Stanislaus; SOL – Solano; YOLO – Yolo

DIVISION OF BOATING AND WATERWAYS

ONE CAPITOL MALL, SUITE 500

SACRAMENTO, CA  95814

1-888-326-2822    ais@parks.ca.gov