Non-Native Invasive Species Mgmt.
The Yolo County Resource Conservation District will work under a Memorandum of Understanding to provide maintenance and vegetation enhancement at the City of Woodland’s storm water detention pond. This will consist of two primary tasks Management and Maintenance.
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: On-Going
The purpose of the project is to provide weed control in the ditch adjacent to the Alkali Grasslands Preserve, an ecologically sensitive area. This will consist of two primary tasks Management and Maintenance. Management will consist of administration, planning and coordination. Maintenance will include physical and chemical weed control.
Start Date: August 2010
End Date: August 2012
With the Yolo County RCD taking the lead, the Cache Creek Watershed Forum proposes to develop a plan which provides a watershed-wide approach to assess, treat, and monitor priority non-native invasive plant species. Our intent is to provide an invasive species management plan that will support past and current management efforts and ensure that current and future resources available for the crucial work of invasive species management are most effectively utilized.
Start Date: October 2011
End Date: June 2012
The Yolo County Weed Management Area (YCWMA) was formed in 1999 by a coordinated effort between federal, state, county, and city agencies, private industry, and landowners that were jointly concerned about the explosion of invasive plant species in Yolo County.
Start Date: January 2008
End Date: December 2011
After over 10 years of careful study, the USFA-Agricultural Research Service releases a biological control agent in the Capay Valley to help control the tamarisk, or Salt cedar (Tamariz parviflora). The beetle lay their eggs on the tamarisk, and the larvae and adult beetles work to kill the plants by feeding on them, which defoliates the plants completely.
Start Date: 2006
End Date: 2008
The Yolo County RCD's Hedgerow grant brought together farmers, pest control advisors, and agency specialists to create five hedgerows as reduced-risk, sustainable Integrated Pest Management (IPM) systems. This program aimed to resolve real and perceived IPM issues demonstration and research.
Start Date: 1996
End Date: 1999