Pesticide Use

PUBLIC NOTICE of PESTICIDE USE

County of Huron

Huron County intends to control noxious weeds along the following County roadsides through spot spraying where noxious weeds have been identified.

Huron County Road Sides including:
Cutline Road (Co.Rd 18) from Highway 21 to Parr Line
Bayfield Road (Co. Rd 13) from Highway 21 to Highway 4
Mill Road (Co. Rd 3) from Highway 21 to Kippen Road (Co. Rd 12)
Kippen Rd (Co. Rd 12) from Highway 4 to Mill Rd (Co. Rd 3)
Staffa Rd (Co. Rd 32) from Kippen Rd (Co. Rd 12) to Perth Boundary
Zurich-Hensall Rd (Co. Rd 84)  from Highway 21 to Highway 4
Dashwood Rd (Co. Rd 83) from Highway 21 to Perth County Boundary
Kirkton Rd (Co. Rd 6) from Highway 4 to Perth Boundary
Crediton Rd (Co. Rd 10) from Grand Bend Rd (Co. Rd 81) to Highway 4
Mount Carmel Rd (Co. Rd 5) from Grand Bend Rd (Co. Rd 81) to Highway 4
Grand Bend Rd (Co. Rd 81) from Mollard Line to Mount Carmel Rd (Co. Rd 5)
Goshen Line (Co. Rd 2) from Zurich-Hensall Rd (Co. Rd 84) to Dashwood Rd (Co. Rd 83)
Bronson Line (Co. Rd 2) from Dashwood Rd (Co. Rd 83) to Mount Carmel Rd (Co. Rd 5)
Parr Line (Co. Rd 31) from Cutline Rd (Co. Rd 18) to Zurich-Hensall Rd (Co. Rd 84)
Airport Line (Co. Rd 21) from Crediton Rd (Co. Rd. 10) to Huron Park Rd
Hern Line (Co. Rd 11) from Whalen Line to Perth Line 17)

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.

Huron County intends to control vegetation along guiderails along all Huron County Roads within their jurisdiction using the herbicides:
• Esplanade SCHerbicidecontainingtheactiveingredient INDAZIFLAMaswellas 1,2- BENZISOTHIAZOLIN- 3-ONE AT 0.04%, or 1,2-BENZISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE (PRESENT AS SODIUM SALTS) AT 0.04%, or 5-CHLORO-2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE AT 0.0022% and 2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3- ONE AT 0.0007% AS A PRESERVATIVE Registration NO 31333 under the Pest Control Products Act.
• Roundup Weathermax with Transorb 2 Technology Liquid Herbicide containing the active ingredient Glyphosate Registration NO 27487 under the Pest Control Products Act.

Anyone not wishing to have the roadside adjacent to their property treated for noxious weeds should contact Rick Poels at the Zurich Patrol Yard 519-871-4789.

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                                                                      Steve Ford
County of Huron                                                                Green Stream
Public Works Department                                               1-905-510-1229
1-888-524-8394 ext. 3280