Top 25 Alternative Noninvasive Plants to Grow

There are many beautiful noninvasive alternative plants to use instead of invasive plants. That said, we secured a list of suggested alternatives because they are similar in form, color, and landscape function. Ground Covers Creeping raspberry Rubus pentalobus Sonoma sage Salvia sonomensis Yerba Buena Clinopodium douglasii Ground morning glory Convolvulus mauritanicus Dwarf Coyote bush Baccharis pilularis Grasses and Perennials Deer …

Top 5 Invasive Plants in California to Avoid

The best way to avoid the further propagation of invasive plants is first to identify them. According to the Council of California Invasive Plants’ rankings, here are the most common invasive plant species in California. 1. Alternanthera Philoxeroides Beware of alligator weed, found in Alabama back in 1897, is also known as pigweed. This species was brought to North America through …

All You Need to Know About Invasive Plants in California

An invasive species by definition is a plant that is not native to the study ecosystem and has the potential to cause harm to economic or environmental well-being. Invasive plants can wreak havoc on California’s community and ecosystems in many ways. These can overtake rangelands and crops. Additionally, they can negatively affect biodiversity by eliminating the plants that it needs …

California Unravels Potential of Solar Energy

California ranks first in solar energy production, as per the SEIA or the Solar Energy Industries Association.  California’s weather and economic climate combine to make for a very favorable market for high-quality solar power. Exploring the next step in leveraging this resource will help businesses, customers, government agencies, and developers alike. California set two solar records in 2019, according to the …

Cleaner Approach on Solar Energy in California

Climate change is affecting California as it has never been before. Wildfires are becoming more common and severe, droughts are becoming more prolonged and more powerful, and temperatures increase. However, California is taking steps. California, which has long been a climate pioneer, has raised its goals. Gov. Gavin Newsom has fast-tracked the state’s aim of decarbonizing the economy, setting a …

Filing for a Restoration Permit

1. First, determine whether any federal, state or local approvals are needed. Make sure the designs are the right size and style for the permits you choose to use. To find applicable programmatic permits, look at our technical resources at suscon.org/technical-resources. 2. Gather feedback and input from regulatory personnel on the conceptual plan, including project design and environmental management steps. …

Importance of Accelerating the Recharge of Groundwater

Our company and our collaborators are leading a project that uses an inexpensive and realistic water management method. Using on-farm groundwater recharge using floodwater and other usable surface water, we switch groundwater basins mainly on the east side of the San Joaquin Valley toward an area in Kern county, a sustainable groundwater balance pumping recharge. Farmers, business associations, water districts, academics, …