African Big-Headed Ant Baiting 2/04/2012 to 30/04/2012

Lord Howe Island Board Staff will be re-commencing targeted baiting of African Big Headed Ants (ABHA) at all public BBQ areas, the Waste Management Facility and all areas of Crown Land that have been identified as ABHA infestation sites commencing 2 April 2012 and concluding 30 April 2012. The bait will be deployed in the best suitable weather between these dates.

Signs will be displayed at all public access points for a minimum of 1 hour during baiting operations.

Pesticide: Amdro®

Active constituent: 7.3g/Kg HYDRAMETHYLNON

Baiting will occur between 7.00am - 3.30pm for the treatment of African Big Headed Ants.

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