The California Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta hosts many unique ecosystems and forms the hub of California’s water supply. The invasion of aquatic weeds threatens ecosystems, impedes restoration efforts, and is economically and sociologically detrimental to the Delta.
|NASA Ames Research Center|
|California Dept of Parks & Recreation - Division of Boating & Waterways|
|California Dept of Food & Agriculture|
|Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy|
|University of California, Davis|
|Local mosquito vector control districts|
|General areas of study|
|Weed mapping tools|
|Management techniques and strategies|
|Weed effects on ecosystems, native plants, and water quality|
|Biological control agents|
|Effects of weeds on mosquito populations|
UC Weed Science blog
DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria Densa
Posted 2/28/2017 - Here's something from the Aquatic Plant Management Society blog :: posted Feb. 2017 (Original source: East County Today) DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria Densa SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Division of...
Pesticide Load Estimation Using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) in the Sacramento and the San Joaquin watersheds
Posted 2/1/2017 - Objectives To provide quantitative information on pesticide loadings from the Sacramento and the San Joaquin watersheds into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta waterways using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT). Set up the SWAT model for the...
Research grant on starry stonewort available to graduate student
Posted 1/9/2017 - John Madsen shared the following information. AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT SOCIETY, Inc. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants 7922 NW 71st Street Gainesville, FL 32653 www.apms.org ANNOUNCEMENT APMS GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH GRANT 2017 A...
The UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences is recruiting for a Junior Specialist with a background in aquatic weed science starting immediately. This position will be part of an inter-agency research project examining the biology, ecology and management of aquatic weeds in the Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta. The position will be housed with the USDA ARS Exotic & Invasive Weed Research Unit at Davis. Please see the announcement for details.