May 28, 2021 (Moscow, Idaho) — City of Moscow Parks Crews will be applying a pre-emergent pesticide, SureGuard, and a weed-control pesticide, GlyStar Plus, to certain tree wells in the downtown area to control and prevent unwanted vegetation on Wed., Jan. 2, beginning at 3 am and concluding by 10 am. An alternate date of Thu., Jun. 3, has been selected if weather conditions are unfavorable on Jun. 2. Both chemicals being applied have been vetted and approved by the City of Moscow's Sustainable Environment Commission.
Each tree well to be treated will be posted with an orange flag reading "Caution Pesticide Application" at the time of the application. Residents are advised not to enter tree well spaces until the orange flags have been removed when the herbicide solution is dry, indicating the treatment is complete. Pesticide treatments in years past occurred annually and have moved to an as-needed basis for several years. City Parks Crews work to minimize the use of these chemicals as the need and application schedule is regularly reviewed.
Moscow Parks Crews, licensed as Professional Applicators by the Idaho Department of Agriculture, will complete the application. For more information, please contact David Schott, Assistant Parks, and Recreation Director, at 208-883-7098 or email@example.com.
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