In addition to the Acronyms and Glossary and Bibliography found in the Carlsbad Watershed Management Plan (CWMP) as well as the CWMP itself, these links to tools, resources, conservancies and government agencies will help you understand the issues and challenges of taking informed action to enhance, protect, and restore the Carlsbad Hydrologic Unit.
See also our Whom to Contact listing of various municipal contacts for watershed related issues.
Plant Invaders, LA Times
Group Joins to Destroy Invasive Water Plants, SD Union Tribune
Agua Hedionda Free of Invasives, SD Unioin Tribune
Exotic Invaders Crowd Out Native Species, Sd Union Tribune
Plant Soup inc. Gardening Blog by Nan Sterman
Carlsbad Watershed Management Plan Prepared for the Resources Conservation District on behalf of the Carlsbad Watershed Network. KTU&A. February 2002. A complete copy in PDF format is available courtesy of Project Clean Water.
The Carlsbad Watershed Management Plan (CWMP) has excellent material for citizens and students of all levels who wish to learn more about watershed, watershed protection, and the status of the Carlsbad Hydrologic Unit and its watersheds, creeks, and lagoons. The following are is a partial list of the references found in the CWMP.
- Watershed Definition and Fundamentals, Chapter 2 of the Carlsbad Watershed Management Plan (CWMP) available in PDF is a detailed examination of what a watershed is and how a watershed works. Courtesy of Project Clean Water.
- Glossary of Watershed Terms An appendix to the Carlsbad Watershed Management Plan provides clear easy-to-understand definitions of watershed related terms.
- Acronyms and Abbreviations An appendix to the Carlsbad Watershed Management Plan is a list of frequently used acronyms related to watershed management.
- Bibliography An appendix to the Carlsbad Watershed Management Plan is a complete reference list used in preparation of the CWMP.
Faber, et al, 1989. The Ecology Of Riparian Habitats of the Southern California Coastal Region: A community profile. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish & Wildlife Services. V.85 (7.27). 152 pgs.
Aquatic and Riparian Weeds of the West, 2003, Joseph M. Ditomaso, Evelyn A. Healy, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, Publication 3421
Riparian Areas: Functions and Strategies for Management, 2002, National Research Council, National Academy Press Coming Soon.
The Watershed Project Management Guide, Davenport, 2003, Thomas E., Lewis Publishers, ISBN 1-58716-092-7
The Weed Worker's Handbook, The Watershed Project - California Invasives Plant Council 2004, Halloran, P, Mackenzie, A, Farrell, S and Johnson, D. Alameda County Flood Control & Water Conservation District, CA Coastal Conservancy, The Contra Costa Watershed Program, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For copies contact 510-231-5655