The city of Durango has contracted with Scott’s Pro-Lawn for turf fertilization and noxious weed abatement. The herbicide that will be used is called Vessel Broadleaf Herbicide and Q4 Turf Herbicide.
Applications are conducted to improve the quality of the rights of ways, parks and open spaces in the city’s system. The weed control is repeatedly tested and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency, and Scott’s Pro-Lawn is licensed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
Spraying will begin Wednesday and continue through May 5. Dates are subject to change based on weather conditions.
Wednesday: Memorial Park, Rio Vista Park and Animas City Park.Thursday: Crestview Park, Viles Park and Roosa Park.Friday: Historic Tram Park. April 22: Hillcrest View Park and Jenkins Ranch Park.April 23: Third Avenue Parkway and Fassbinder Park.April 24: Rotary Park, Downtown Brown, Buckley Park and Chapman Hill turf.April 25: Confluence Park, Santa Rita Park, Whitewater Park turf area.April 29: Greenmount Cemetery.April 30: Rank Park and Community Recreation Center.May 5: Devin Hart Memorial field, Riverview Sports Complex, Mason turf and Carnegie building turf.For more information, call 375-7380.