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Eradication of Invasive Plants

The entire riparian zone at the Nature Preserve has become clogged with invasive plants called tamarisk (salt cedar) and arundo (false bamboo). Arundo is so abundant that it forms a solid wall 30’ tall along the north bank of the creek.  A tamarisk and arundo eradication program begins with funding from the Wildlife Conservation Board and Calfed, aimed at removing both plant species along 12-15 miles of the riparian corridor (about 1,100 acres).  John Watson is hired to manage the removal program. 
“Cache Creek Conservancy” two-pager, updated January 2010; “Cache Creek Conservancy Projects: 1995 to Present, 2005”
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