Spongeplant Control Program

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (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
DPR, Div. of Boating and Waterways
One Capitol Mall, Suite 410
Sacramento, CA 95814



38°02'0"N 121°30'0"W
Total Acres
State Highways
Hwy 4, 12, 160, 220, 84
SP/UP, Sac Northern
Delta, Sac., San Joaquin, Tuolumne, Merced Rivers

Notice of Completion

Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Legislated Prog.
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Agricultural Land
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Boating and Waterways California Highway Patrol Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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