SERCAL 2017 Poster Presentations
SERCAL 2017 Technical Session — Technology and Innovations: Data Collection, Analysis, & Reporting
SERCAL 2016 Poster Presentations
Invertebrates can be effective indicators of the consequences of non-native plant invasions due to the important functional roles that they play in ecosystems, including nutrient recycling and energy flow, pollination, seed dispersal, and the maintenance of plant and animal community structure.
As practitioners tasked to plan or evaluate restoration projects and meet permit requirements in freshwater habitats, we often neglect non-listed species. Half of all freshwater species in California are considered to be vulnerable to extinction, and extinction rates in freshwater ecosystems are 4 to 5 times higher than those of terrestrial systems.