Saltcedar Management and
Riparian Restoration Workshop

Las Vegas, Nevada
September 17 and 18, 1996


Workshop Welcome

"Saltcedar: Ecosystem Villain or Victor?"
Stephen Moore, Chief, Division of Refuge Operations Support, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR

Welcome to Nevada and Saltcedar
Karen R. Denio, Rural Coordinator, Office of Senator Harry Reid (NV), Carson City, NV

Managing Plant Characteristics and Habitats Affected

"Saltcedar: Biology, Ecology, and Identification."
Dr. Joe DiTomaso, Coop. Extension, Univ. of California, Davis, CA

"Physiological Ecology of Saltcedar: Why It Is a Successful Invader."
Dr. Stan Smith, Dept. of Biological Science, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV and Dr. Dale Devitt, Dept. of Environmental and Resource Sciences, Univ. of Nevada, Reno, NV

"Impacts to Biodiversity (Plants, Fish, Wildlife, Invertebrates) From Expanding Saltcedar."
Dr. Jeff Lovich, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Service, North Palm Springs, CA

"California's Native Species: Problems Associated With Saltcedar."
Cameron Barrows, The Nature Conservancy, Thousand Palms, CA

"Saltcedar and Native Species in New Mexico."
Dr. Keith Duncan, New Mexico State Univ., Artesia, NM

"Nevada's Experiences: Loss of Habitats With Saltcedar."
Tim Stevenson, Nevada Coop. Extension, Univ. of Nevada -- Reno, Lovelock, NV

"Mapping Saltcedar Using Spatial Information Techniques: Just How Much Saltcedar Is There?"
Dr. Jim Everitt, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Weslaco, TX

"Saltcedar: Effects on Threatened and Endangered Ecosystems, Willow Flycatcher."
Rob Marshall, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Phoenix, AZ

Endangered Species Act and the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) -- "Working Together to Review Proposed Saltcedar Biological Control Insects for Release"
Bryan Arroyo, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arlington, VA

"The Nature Conservancy's View: Saltcedar Wrap-Up." [no paper provided]
Dr. Teri Knight, The Nature Conservancy, Las Vegas, NV

Management and Restoration

"Herbicide Options: Arsenal (imazapyr) and Garlon (trichlopyr)."
Dr. John Smith, American Cyanamide Co., Salem, OR; and Tim Baldwin, Vegetation Management Specialist, DowElanco, Woodland, CA

"Prescribed Burning and Wild Fire."
Bruce West, Bureau of Land Management, Barstow Resource Office, Barstow, CA; and Curt Deuser, National Park Service, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Boulder City, NV

"Mechanical Removal and Cut-Stump Treatment."
Brian Day, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kern National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Delano, CA

"Saltcedar Biological Control: Methodology, Exploration, Laboratory Trials, Proposals for Field Releases, and Ecological Effects."
Dr. Jack DeLoach, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Temple, TX

"Management and Restoration."
John Taylor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Socorro, NM

"Afton Canyon: A Saltcedar Success Story."
Tom Egan, Bureau of Land Management, Barstow Resource Office, Barstow, CA

"Getting a Functional Riparian Community Established With Native Plants After Saltcedar Removal."
Dr. Ted St. John, Tree of Life Wholesale Nursery, San Juan Capistrano, CA

"Should Artificial, Chemical-Based Water Be Part of the Restoration Process? Options and Techniques."
Harold Jensen, DriWater Inc., Petaluma, CA

"Putting It All Together: Management Strategies and Implementation."
Bill Neill, Desert Protective Council, Anaheim, CA

Additional Information

List of speakers with contact information

Proceedings Of The Saltcedar Management Workshop, June 12, 1996, Rancho Mirage, California.

For information on the outcome of this workshop or integrated weed management in the Pacific Region (Region 1), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR, contact:

Conference proceedings hosted by the National Invasive Species Information Center