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Spartina Research

A Review of 15 Years of Spartina Management in the San Francisco Estuary

D.W. Kerr, I. Hogle, B. Ort, and W. Thornton, 2015

(PDF)

 

Changes in the Population Genetics of an Invasive Spartina After 10 Years of Management

B. Ort and W. Thornton, 2015

(PDF)

 

Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Invasive Spartina, San Francisco, CA, November 8-9, 2004
Ayres, D.R., D.W. Kerr, S.D. Ericson, and P.R. Olofson, eds.
(HTML)


Salt Marsh Claviceps Purpurea in Native and Invaded Spartina Marshes in Northern California
Fisher, A.J., J.M. DiTomaso, T.R. Gordon, B.J. Aegerter, and D.R. Ayres, Plant Disease, Vol. 91, No. 4, pp. 380-386, American Phytopathological Society, 2007
(PDF)

 

Dynamics and Ecosystem Threats of Bidirectional Cordgrass Hybridization in San Francisco Bay
(Strong, D.R. and D.R. Ayres, 2005)
(HTML)

 

Characterization of 24 additional microsatellite loci in Spartina species (Poaceae)
Sloop, C.M., H. G. McGray, M.J. Blum, and D.R. Strong, Conservation Genetics, Vol 6., No. 6, Dec. 2005
Abstract
(HTML, No. 3 in expanded list)

 

Characterization of microsatellite loci in Spartina species (Poaceae)
Blum, M.J., C.M. Sloop, D.R. Ayres and D.R. Strong, Molecular Ecology Notes, Vol. 4, p. 39, March 2004
Abstract
Journal homepage

 
Imazapyr References

Imazapyr: Low Impact Tool for Invasive Spartina Control in the San Francisco Estuary
(Invasive Spartina Project Fact Sheet Series, Aug. 2006)
(PDF, 683 KB)

 

Use of Imazapyr Herbicide to Control Invasive Cordgrass (Spartina spp.) in the San Francisco Estuary: Water Quality, Biological Resources, and Human Health and Safety
(Pless, Leson & Associates, May 2005)
(PDF, 912 KB)

 

Ecological Risk Assessment of the Proposed Use of the Herbicide Imazapyr to Control Invasive Cordgrass (Spartina spp.) in Estuarine Habitat Of Washington State
(Washington State Dept. of Agriculture, October 2003)
(PDF, 5.3M)

 

Imazapy - Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment - Final Report
(USDA, US Forest Service, December 2004)
(PDF, 820K)

 

Persistence and Non-target Impact of Imazapyr Associated with Smooth Grass Control in an Estuary
(Patten, WSU, J. Aquatic Plant Manage. 41: 1-6)
(PDF, 665K)

 

Evaluating Imazapyr in Aquatic Environments, Searching for Ways to Stem the Tide of Aquatic Weeds
(Patten, WSU, Agrichemical and Environmental News, May 2003)     
(PDF, 110K)

 

Straight Answers About Habitat® Herbicide
(BASF Corporation, 2004)     
(PDF, 647K)

 

Imazapyr Fact Sheet
(Washington State Dept. of Agriculture, 2003)
(PDF, 44K)

 

Material Safety Data Sheet - Habitat® Herbicide
(BASF Corporation, 2004)
(PDF, 75K)

 

Habitat® Herbicide Product Label
(BASF Corporation, 2005)
(PDF, 92K)

 

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) Control with Herbicides: Single-Year Application
(Knezevic, S. Z., Weed Technology. 2004. Volume 18:1255-1260)
(PDF, 706K)

     
   
California Clapper Rails

California Clapper Rail Population Monitoring: 2005-2011
(L. Liu, et al, Point Reyes Bird Observatory (PRBO) Conservation Science, 2012)
(PDF, 4364 KB)

 

California Clapper Rail Population Monitoring: 2005-2008
(L. Liu, et al, Point Reyes Bird Observatory (PRBO) Conservation Science, Sep. 29, 2009)
(PDF, 1545 KB)

 

California Clapper Rail Surveys for the San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project 2006
(H. Spautz & J. McBroom, OEI, Oct. 31, 2006)
(PDF, 1970 KB)

 

Alameda County California Clapper Rail Surverys for the San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project 2005
(H. Spautz, OEI, May 27, 2005)
(PDF, 1180 KB)

 

Temporal and Spatial Patterns in Population Trends in California Clapper Rail: 2005 Progress Report, PRBO Conservation Science
(M. Herzog, et al, Point Reyes Bird Observatory (PRBO) Conservation Science, Oct. 31, 2005)
(PDF, 850 KB)

     
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Environmental Documentation for Washington’s Spartina Control Program

Environmental Assessment: Control of Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) on Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, May 1997.
(PDF, 335K)
(or download pdf or zip file from Willapa Bay website)

 

Environmental Impact Statement: Noxious Emergent Plant Management, November 1993.
(download various pdf files at Willapa Bay website)

   
   
Invasive Spartina Around the World

British Columbia Spartina Eradication Program 2009 Progress Report, February 2010.
(Prepared by Ducks Unlimited Canada on behalf of the BC Spartina Working Group)
(PDF, 6.4 MB)

 

Understanding and fighting the invasion of Spartina densiflora: Humboldt Bay (California, USA) & the Gulf of Cádiz (Andalusia, Spain), March, 2008.
(J.Castillo, presentation)
(PDF, 2.1 MB)

 

Humboldt County Spartina Summit 2008, Eureka, CA, Feb. 13, 2008.
(Summary and selected presentations)
(http://www.fws.gov/humboldtbay/spartinasummit.htm)

 

Management of Spartina anglica in the Fraser River estuary, British Columbia, May,2005.
(G. Williams, presentation)
(PDF, 2.8 MB)

 

Invasive Species: The View from China, Feb. 14, 2008.
(E. Jahn, producer, video documentary
Oregon Field Guide, Oregon Public Broadcasting, 9:40 min.)
(http://www.opb.org/programs/ofg/videos/view/72-China)

 

Willapa Bay Restoration, 2004.
(E. Jahn, producer, video documentary
Oregon Field Guide, Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8:37 min.)
(http://www.opb.org/programs/ofg/episodes/view/1610)

 

     
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