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Upper Colorado Saltcedar Control Project: Biological Control Component

Project Goals/Objectives: Aid in implementing the Implementation Plan for Sulfate and Total Dissolved Solids TMDLs in the E.V. Spence Reservoir by biologically treating saltcedar in the Colorado River Basin in an effort to reduce nonpoint source pollution loadings resulting from invasive brush species on agricultural lands. Demonstrate the effectiveness of the Leaf Beetle to control saltcedar in the E.V. Spence Reservoir Basin.

Project Location: E.V. Spence Reservoir, Segment 1411; Colorado River above Lake J.B. Thomas, Segment 1412.

Project Costs: Federal ($99,246); Non-Federal Match ($0); Total Project ($99,246)

Project Participant(s): TSSWCB and USDA Agricultural Research Service

Project Workplan: 03-11

Quality Assurance Project Plan: 03-11

Final Report: 03-11 

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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