Why Are Tamarisk Turning Brown?
The tamarisk leaf beetle comes to Glen Canyon NRA
Tamarisk, or saltcedar, are native to Eurasia. Tamarisk were introduced to North America for erosion control, but now infest many acres of Lake Powell and Colorado River shorelines, tributaries, and side canyons.
Tamarisk Leaf Beetle
The tamarisk leaf beetle is emerging as a useful tool that can be combined with other invasive plant management techniques to treat and restore areas that have been impacted by tamarisk.
Last updated: April 9, 2015