Council has a duty to notify the public of pesticide use on public land, based on the principle that people who live and work in an area have a basic right to know when public places in the area are treated with pesticides.
Current Notification for Pesticide Use
Notice of Pesticide Use for the period 1 September 2023 - 30 June 2024
Notice is given pursuant to Part 5 of the Pesticides Regulation 2017 that Snowy Monaro Regional Council will be carrying out the following herbicide applications on roadsides, reserves, operational lands and selected Crown lands within the Snowy Monaro Region:
Flupropanate products for the control of Serrated Tussock, African Lovegrass, Chilean Needle Grass, Coolatai Grass and other exotic, perennial grass weeds.
Glyphosate 450 for the control of exotic, perennial grass weeds as detailed above, in addition to the non-selective control of general weeds around guideposts, signs, under guardrails and in urban situations.
Roundup Biactive or alternative aquatic approved glyphosate formulation for the non-selective control of weeds in aquatic situations.
Grazon Extra, Stinger or Metsulfuron-methyl products for the control of woody weeds, including but not limited to Sweet Briar, Blackberry, St John’s Wort and Scotch/English Broom.
MCPA or Dicamba formulations for the control of Thistles and other susceptible weeds.
Bromoxynil for the control of Fireweed.
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