Public Notice of Pesticide Use

Updated

The Township of Howick intends to control noxious weeds along the following municipal roadsides through spot spraying where noxious weeds have been identified.

Huron-Bruce Road from Belmore Line to West Heritage St
Glenannon Road from Belmore Line to Toll Gate Line
Lakelet Road from Toll Gate Line to Fordwich Line
Salem Road from McIntosh Line to Howick-Minto Line
Forest Line from Salem Road to Huron-Bruce Road
Gorrie Line from Salem Road to Huron-Bruce Road
Toll Gate Line from Salem Road to Huron-Bruce Road
Malcolm Line from Salem Road to Huron-Bruce Road
Howick-Minto Townline from Harriston Road to Allan St W
Mud Lake Line from Salem Road to Huron-Bruce Road

All locations where herbicides will be applied are in rural areas along a highway in which the public has general right of access but the application does not include any area intended for pedestrian access nor areas where the public is invited to stop such as rest areas or picnic areas.

Noxious weeds identified along the right-of-way locations noted above will be spot sprayed using the herbicides:
• ClearView Herbicide Group 2&4 Herbicide containing the active ingredients: Aminopyralid, present as potassium salt and Metsulfuron - methyl Registration No. 29752 under the Pest Control Products Act
• Hasten NT Ultra Spray Adjuvant containing Methyl and ethyl oleate (esterified vegetable oil) Registration No. 31760 under the Pest Control Products Act.

Anyone not wishing to have the roadside adjacent to their property treated for noxious weeds should contact Brady Nolan at Township of Howick 519-335-3208 ext. 5. 

Note:  It is the responsibility of the property owner requesting no spray to contact the above each calendar year prior to the application of weed spray.  Property owners requesting no spray will be responsible for all noxious weeds on the road allowance adjacent to their property.

Commencing June 4, 2020 weather permitting and ending approximately July 7, 2020.

For information call: (Collect Calls Accepted)

Mike Hausser
County of Huron
Public Works Department
1-888-524-8394 ext. 3280

Or

Steve Ford
Green Stream
1-905-510-1229