Notification of Pesticide Use - Helicopter Lance Spray Operation - 03/08/2020 to 14/08/2020

Aerial spot spray operations & surveillance for target weeds on cliff lines is planned for this Monday 3rd August to Friday 14th August 2020

  • Timing: the program will be applied from 6:30am - 5:00pm, on target days
  • Pesticides to be used: Clear Up Bio 360® (active constituent – 360g/L glyphosate as isopropylamine salt) &/ or Metsulfuron 600 WG® (active constituent - 600g/kg metsulfuron methyl). 
  • Pending track closures: Some tracks will be temporarily closed & re-opened 1 hour after operations.
  • The track along the top from Kims Lookout to Malabar
  • The top of Mt Eliza (from the bird sign to the summit)
  • The rock shelf at the Mermaid Pools
  • Blinky Point – to Transit Hill Lookout.
  • Blinky Beach South.
  • Clear Place track & the rock shelf
  • Little Island to Lower Road (southern end)  
  • Goat House Cave (top section) to Black Face

Due to variable weather conditions - closures will be determined on the day & noted on signs at track entrances.

Tracks will be cleared & monitored by LHIB staff.

  • Contact:  Lord Howe Island Board (02 6563 2066)