Annual Weed Spraying
e wish to advise residents that Council will be undertaking selective herbicide spraying throughout Pittwater.
Reserves, Sportsfields & Playgrounds
Please refer to the Herbicide Spraying Program which will advise of where spraying will be expected to take place.
- Sportsfields and Reserves will be signposted 1 hour prior to spraying.
- Reserves with Playground areas will be signposted 48 hours prior to spraying.
More information - For further information contact Dave Dwyer - Council's Reserves Supervisor, on 0418 249932 or refer to the material data safety sheets for each Herbicide listed below.
Spot spraying of weeds with herbicide will be conducted during these times - Council apologises for any inconvenience.
For Further enquiries please contact Steve Lawler on 9970 1389
Aquatic Noxious Weed Program
Council wishes to advise residents that it will be conducting control of the aquatic noxious weed Ludwigia peruviana (Water Primrose) periodically from 03 September 2012 to 31st May 2013 in the areas listed below. On site signage will display the spray period and Council contractors will erect signage on site on the days of spraying.
- Nareen Wetland, North Narrabeen
- Warriewood Wetlands, Warriewood
- Irrawong Reserve, Warriewood
- Narrabeen Creek, Warriewood
- Fern Creek, Warriewood
- Mahogany Boulevard & Acacia Circuit, Warriewood
- Upper Mullet Creek, Ingleside
- Minkara Rd. (near corner of Cabbage Tree Rd), Bayview
Nufarm Amicide 500 or Amicide 625 herbicide will be applied by spot spray to the leaves. During the period stated please do not use, swim or allow pets to enter the water bodies listed above.
The herbicide used will be 2,4-D, present as 500g/L Dimethylamine salt or products containing 625g/L Diethanolamine & Treithanolamine Salts or Dimethylamine & Diethanolamine Salts. The herbicide will be applied by selective spot spray to the weed, minimising run-off and damage to other plants.
Under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993, Ludwigia is a class 3 Noxious Weed that all land owners have a responsibility to control. Ludwigia has the ability to choke waterways, and reduce biodiversity of our native flora and fauna. Ludwigia is very difficult to control and requires commitment to controlling the weed over many years to achieve success.
During the period stated please do not use, swim or allow pets to enter the water at the sites listed above.
More information - For further information contact Lavinia Schofield - Council's Bushland Management Officer, on 9970 1365 or refer to the material data safety sheets for each Herbicide listed below.
Updated: 20 Aug 2012