Application Number: Nelson Hydro Row PMP 2014
Agent: SMC Consulting, 1582 Lawrence Avenue, Penticton BC V2A 3C1
Telephone Number: 250-492-6193
Email SMC Consulting
The purpose of the proposed Pest Management Plan (PMP) is to manage problem vegetation and noxious weeds on right-of-way transmission corridors, distribution networks, and their access roads within the Nelson Hydro service area. The PMP applies to areas located within the Central Kootenay Regional District. The PMP applies to areas located within the vicinity of the communities of Nelson, Blewett, Taghum, North Shore, Harrop, Procter, Balfour and Queen’s Bay.
The pest management methods proposed for use include manual, mechanical, cultural, and biological control, and the use of herbicides within the area to which the PMP applies. The common name and examples of the trade names of the herbicides proposed for use under this plan include: dicamba (Vanquish), glyphosate (Vantage Plus Max), and triclopyr (Garlon XRT). Selective application methods include: wick/wipe-on, injection, squirt bottle, cut surface, and foliar applications using backpack or handgun (power hose and nozzle).
The proposed duration of the PMP is from January 15, 2015 to January 15, 2020.
A person wishing to contribute information about a proposed treatment site, relevant to the development of the pest management plan, may send copies of the information to the applicant (c/o SMC Consulting, Agent, at the address listed above), within 30 days of the publication of this notice.