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Division of Boating and Waterways

CORRECTED VERSION: DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria densa

Thursday, February 16, 2017 | View PDF

The Division of Boating and Waterways will begin herbicide treatment of water hyacinth and Egeria densa on March 1 in various areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The division simultaneously will be treating the South American spongeplant, Uruguay water primrose, and Curlyleaf pondweed. Mechanical harvesting will continue to be used to control water hyacinth, spongeplant and water primrose infested areas as needed. 

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Division of Boating and Waterways

DBW Begins Herbicide Treatment in the Delta for Water Hyacinth and Egeria densa

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | View PDF

California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) will begin herbicide treatment of South American spongeplant (Limnobium laevigatum), Uruguay water primrose (Ludwigia hexapetala), water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), curlyleaf pondweed and Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa) this Wednesday, March 1, in various areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. DBW will concurrently be using mechanical harvesting to control spongeplant, water hyacinth, and water primrose infested areas as needed.

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Division of Boating and Waterways, Boat California

State Offers Educational Opportunities for the Public and Boating Facility Operators to Help Keep California’s Waterways Clean

Monday, February 6, 2017 | View PDF

California’s Boating Clean and Green Program and its partners are offering free volunteer opportunities, workshops and seminars on ways to help keep California’s waterways clean. Motivated individuals with a willingness to learn and an ability to convey important environmental messages are encouraged to participate. Space is limited; pre-registration is required for all opportunities.

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