Assessing the presence of current-use pesticides in mid-elevation Sierra Nevada streams using passive samplers, California, 2018–19

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | February 9th, 2023


Passive sampler devices were deployed in six northern California streams five times between November 2018 and December 2019 to measure the presence or absence of current-

Impacts of Surface Water Diversions for Marijuana Cultivation on Aquatic Habitat in Four Northwestern California Watersheds

PLOS | March 18th, 2015


Marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) cultivation has proliferated in northwestern California since at least the mid-1990s. The environmental impacts associated with marijuana c

Joint Report to the Legislature on the Department of Fish and Wildlife and State Water Resources Control Board pilot project to address the Environmental Impacts of Cannabis Cultivation (Watershed Enforcement Team)

California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) | March 16th, 2015


This report is in response to the 2014-2015 Supplemental Report for item 3600-001-0001-Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department or CDFW), which provides the following

Minimizing the Impact of Cannabis Cultivation on California Lands and Waterways

California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) | February 17th, 2017


Following recent changes in state law and voter-approved initiatives, California’s commercial cultivation of cannabis for recreational and medical use is expected to gr

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