Invasive Species Removal
Invasive species of plants can be expensive to remove, while causing environmental impacts that are difficult to reverse.
The CCC is often called in as a skilled an affordable way to rid watersheds of non-native plants like Canary Date Palm, Mexican Fan Palm, Spanish Broom and Eucalyptus and plant native species like willow that can minimize bank erosion following heavy rains.
- Native species reintroduction- seed gathering, plant propagation, planting, weed removal, establishment watering, broadcast planting of native grasses
- Non-native plant removal- hand removal, use of chainsaws, brush cutters, burning (at some locations), chipping, herbicide application
- Nursery work for native planting and restoration projects
- Tree planting and establishment watering
- Meadow restoration: re-vegetation and rehabilitation to restore natural state
- Grasslands: ammophilla (European grass), canary reed, eel grass, and other invasive removal