Notification of Pesticide Use 14/01/2013 to 3/05/2013

Lord Howe Island Board Staff will be re-commencing targeted baiting of African Big Headed Ants (ABHA) from Monday 14 January 2013 to Friday 3 May 2013, weather permitting, in the following locations:

  • All public areas
  • Waste Management Facility
  • Areas of Crown Land that have been identified as ABHA infestation sites

 The bait will be deployed in the best suitable weather between these dates. Signs will be displayed at all public access points during baiting operations.

Baiting will occur between 7:00am - 3:00pm for the treatment of African Big Headed Ants.

Pesticide: Amdro®

Active Constituent: 7.3g/kg Hydramethylnon

For further information please contact David Kelly, Manager Environment and community Development, Lord Howe Island Board on 02 65632066 or