Spongeplant Control Program

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Spongeplant Control Program
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Document Description
FYI Final A legislatively mandated integrated pest management program aimed at controlling the spread of the aquatic invasive weed, spongeplant, that interferes with beneficial uses of Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta waterways. The program will operate in portions of Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Madera, Merced, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Yolo counties. Control methods include herbicide treatments, hand removal with nets, herding and mechanical harvesting.

Contact Information

Edward Hard
Agency Name
DPR, Div. of Boating and Waterways
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Total Acres
State Highways
Hwy 4, 12, 160, 220, 84
SP/UP, Sac Northern
Delta, Sac., San Joaquin, Tuolumne, Merced Rivers

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Local Actions
Legislated Prog.
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Cumulative Effects, Hydrology/Water Quality, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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