Notification of Pesticide Use - 01/01/2020 to 30/04/2020

NOTIFICATION OF PESTICIDE USE

Wednesday 1st January 2020 to Thursday 30th April 2020

 

Board staff may be using pesticides in the following areas

Playground and Oval; picnic areas; vacant Crown Land within the Settlement area; Road Verges and Reserves; Windy Point footpath; Airport grounds and Airstrip; the former Powerhouse grounds and surrounding buildings; the Community Hall grounds; Post Office grounds; Hospital grounds; Satellite dish grounds; Jetty buildings; Lagoon Foreshore; LHIB Residences; LHI Cemetery; PPP boundaries and fence lines, LHIB reforestation areas; for the treatment of grasses and broad-leafed weeds; or environmental weeds such as Ground Asparagus, Climbing Asparagus, Blue Periwinkle and Cherry Guava. Weed eradication works will be undertaken throughout the settlement, the PPP, Transit Hill and other crown reserves and roadsides/revegetation areas; working up to and including track edges.

 

Product/s and active constituents to be used:

For foliar spray: Clear Up Bio: active constituent Glyphosate 360g/L; Fusillade: Fluzifop-p present as butyl ester28g/L; Associate: active constituent Metsulfuron Methyl 600g/kg; Spearhead active constituent Clopyralid 20g/L 15g/L, Diflufenican 300g/L and MCPA Sierraron G: active constituent Di-chlobenil 67.5g/Kg; Starane Fluroxypr 333g/L + diesel.

Cut and paint application:  Clear Up Bio: active constituent Glyphosate 360g/L; Associate: active constituent Metsulfuron Methyl 600g/kg; Safari – (Garlon) tri-clopyr 600g/L

Control of the African Big Headed Ant (Pheidole magacephala): Product/s to be used and active constituent- Amdro: 7.3g/Kg Hydramethylnon; Distance Plus 5g/kg pyriproxyfen; Advion Ant Gel 0.5 g/kg Indoxacarb.

Rodent monitoring stations use Roban blocks within buildings: 0.05 g/kg Difenacoum containing Denatonium Benzoate as bittering agent

 

For further information please contact Hank Bower, Manager Environment & World Heritage, Lord Howe Island Board on 02 65632066 ext 23 or hank.bower@lhib.nsw.gov.au

Please refer to the Lord Howe Island Board’s Pesticide Use Notification Plan (2015) at www.lhib.nsw.gov.au for specific details regarding the notification of the use of pesticides on the Island. For any further information please contact the Board.