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San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project
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1. Spartina Ecology and Research
2. Spartina Control (WA, other states)
3. Other Invasive Species
4. Related Agencies and Organizations
5. Recent Press

Ecology and Research

Web site for UC Davis' biocomplexity grant, supported by the National Science Foundation, DEB-0083583, "Dynamics of an Invasive Non-Native Species and its Biological, Physical, and Human Impacts: Spartina alterniflora on the Pacific Coast."
http://www.two.ucdavis.edu/spartina/

 

The Spartina Lab, at the UC Davis' Bodega Marine Lab
http://www-bml.ucdavis.edu/spartina/home.html

Spartina Control

Invasive Spartina in Washington State: Information on the Spartina Control program, Environmental Documentation, Management Plans, Noxious Weed Ratings, etc.
http://www.willapabay.org/~coastal/nospartina/

 

The Extension Toxicology Network (ExToxNet)
http://ace.orst.edu/info/extoxnet/

Other Invasive Species

The Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force
http://www.anstaskforce.gov/

 

The National Invasive Species Council
http://invasivespecies.gov/

Related Agencies and Organizations

California State Coastal Conservancy
http://www.coastalconservancy.ca.gov/

 

CALFED Bay-Delta Program, Ecosystem Restoration Program
http://delta.dfg.ca.gov/erp

 

The San Francisco Bay Joint Venture
http://www.sfbayjv.org/

 

The California Environmental Resources Evalution System (CERES)
http://ceres.ca.gov/

Recent Press

Massive effort to remove aquatic invader nearly finished, Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, April 2016(PDF)

 

Invasive weed all but eliminated , Mark Prado, Marin Independent Journal, March 2016(PDF)

 

Weeding Out Invasive Grass and Data Errors, ESRI ArcNews, Winter 2014/2015

 

Turning the Corner on Invasive Spartina, Lexi Pandell, Bay Nature, April-June 2014

 

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Spartina?, Susan E. Davis, Alameda Magazine, February 2014

 

Spartina Grass: Friend and Foe?, Rachel Benbrook, Sea Kayaker, August 2011

 

Hybrid Spartina and the California Clapper Rail, Peggy Olofson, Amy Hutzel, and Marilyn Latta, letter to Estuary News, June 2011

 

Hybrid Spartina Forum: Defining eradication for a genetic invader, Ingrid Hogle, Cal-IPC News, Spring 2011

 

Ecologist looking to clear bay of invasive cordgrass , John Driscoll, Eureka Times Standard, December 5, 2007

 

The Dirt: Native plants vs. exotics in restoring tidal marshes, Ron Sullivan and Joe Eaton, San Francisco Chronicle, November 21, 2007

 

Invasion of the Bay Snatchers: Local scientists battle aquatic invaders that quash biodiversity and threaten state coffers, Eric Simons, East Bay Express, June 6, 2007

 

Fears of water weed at popular river park: Biologists testing shoreline cordgrass to see if S.F. Bay invasion has spread north, Corey Young, Petaluma Argus-Courier, December 13, 2006

 

Biologists Battle Non-Native Marsh-Devouring Grass Ryan White, Alameda Sun, July 21, 2006

 

Earth versus 'the swamp thing,' Matt O'Brien, Daily Review (Hayward) July 17, 2006

 

The Great Invaders, Glen Martin, San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, February 5, 2006

 

Bay Researchers Try to Mow Down Enemy,Glen Martin, San Francisco Chronicle, October 11, 2005

 

Invading Shoreline Plant Threatens Habitat, Susan Fuller, Alameda Journal, June 17, 2005 (PDF)

 

Wetlands Threat Branching Out, Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, June 15, 2005 (PDF)

 

—Spartina Invasion of San Francisco Bay, D. R. Ayres and D.R. Strong


—San Francisco Bay and Beyond: Invasive Spartina Continues to Spread Among Pacific Estuaries, D. Smith, S. Klohr and K. Zaremba
ANS Digest, Feb 2002
(PDF, 412K, entire Digest)
(PDF, 160K, Spartina articles only)

 

Nonnative Grass Threatens Wetlands, Jane Kay, San Francisco Chronicle, March 12, 2001

 

Grass Wars, California Coast & Ocean Magazine feature, Summer 2000

 

Good Intentions Gone Awry, Phyllis Faber

 

Girding for Battle Against Spartina, Bill O'Brien

 

The Cordgrass Is Not Always Greener on the Other Side, Coastlines Magazine, October 1999

HISTORIC NOTE:

Out of the Mud Rises a Marsh, San Francisco Chronicle, April 10, 1976 (Introduction of non-native cordgrass in restoration project, Alameda Creek.)

 
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