The city of Durango has contracted with Horizon Environmental Services for weed abatement.
Spraying will commence Monday and continue through Friday. These areas will be treated:
Police substation at Three Springs.Southern Open Space at Three Springs.SkyRidge Open Space.The ditch around the perimeter of Hillcrest Golf Club.The underpass area at Escalante Crossing.The city parking lot at 20th Street and East Third Avenue.The rock area adjacent to the Carnegie building. The right of way along East Second Avenue between 29th and 31st streets.There will also be follow-up spot spraying through late July at these locations, as well as Chapman Hill, Cundiff Park and the Animas River Trail corridor.
The herbicides used are Milestone, 2-4 D Amine, Panoramic 2 SL, Vista XRT and Sureguard SC depending on plant species. Applications are conducted to improve the quality of rights of way, parks and open spaces.
The weed control is repeatedly tested and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency, and Horizon Environmental Services is licensed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
For more information, call 375-7384.