The City of Steinbach has announced a proposed pesticide control and weed control program for the upcoming 2019 season.
2019 Pesticide Notice
Public notice is hereby given that the City of Steinbach intends to conduct the following Pesticide Control Programs during 2019. Efforts will be made to minimize the use of any pesticides.
1) To control noxious weeds on road allowances, boulevards, in parks, green spaces, and cemeteries within the City of Steinbach.
The herbicides to be used include:
- Par 3
2) To control the following insect pests including elm bark beetles, cankerworms, rodents, mosquito larvae and mosquitoes within the City of Steinbach.
The pesticides to be used may include:
- Foray (Bacillus thuringiensis)
- Dipel (Bacillus thuringiensis)
- Pyrate or Pyrinex
- Contrac Blox
The proposed dates of application for these programs will be from April 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019.
Any person may, within 15 days after the notice is published, send a written submission to the department below, regarding the control program or register with the department their written objection to the SPECIFIC control program(s) next to their properties.
Environmental Approvals Branch
Manitoba Sustainable Development
1007 Century Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0W4
Weed Control Notice for Property Owners
Public notice is hereby given by the City of Steinbach, that weed control is the responsibility of the property owner, agent or occupant (sec. 3, Noxious Weeds Act).
This is the Official Notice for 2019 to destroy all weeds as often as necessary to prevent growth, scattering, and ripening of the weeds and weed seeds (sec. 20, Noxious Weeds Act), in the City of Steinbach.
If weeds are not destroyed, the City of Steinbach may enter the land/property and destroy weeds (sec. 19, Noxious Weeds Act), and charge the cost of weed control to the property owner through the tax rolls (sec. 27, Noxious Weeds Act).
The City of Steinbach will make a systematic inspection and will enforce weed control. Any information on specific locations where weeds are flourishing should be brought to the attention of the City of Steinbach by phoning 204-346-6561 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.