Public Notice – 2016 Pesticide Control Programs

Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Portage la Prairie intends to conduct the following pesticide control programs during 2016.

  1. To reduce the mosquito, black fly, forest tent caterpillar, and elm bark beetle population using the chemicals Malathion, Pyrate and Bacillus Thuringsis, and Altosid pellets for larvaciding;
  2. To control vegetation on sidewalks and parking lots using the chemical Round-up.
  3. To control aquatic weeds in Crescent Lake using Reward.

The commencement of the program is May 1, 2016 through to October 30, 2016. A ground sprayer, backpack sprayer, ULV fogger or spray boat will be used to apply all chemicals.

Any person may object to the use of any of the pesticides listed above by forwarding a written submission within 15 days of the publication of this notice to:

Manitoba Conservation
Pesticide/Fertilizer Section
123 Main Street, Suite 160
Winnipeg MB R3C 1A5

Dated at the City of Portage la Prairie this 31st day of March 2016.

Dave Green
Parks/Facility Operations Manager