Hydrilla: Program Details

Hydrilla is a pernicious aquatic plant which infests natural and man-made aquatic ecosystems. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) conducts eradication efforts in nine counties throughout California integrating various methods of control. The largest eradication effort is the infestation in Clear Lake which began in 1994. The Branch has successfully eradicated hydrilla from nine counties.

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Technical Review Panel for Clear Lake

In late 2009 the Hydrilla Program asked a panel of four outside experts to review the Clear Lake Hydrilla Eradication Project

Hydrilla Eradication Reports:

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Contact Information

Program Manager: Patrick Akers
E-mail: pakers@cdfa.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 654-0768