Current Pesticide Use Notifications

2016/17 Weed and Vegetation Management Programs

Council will continue its 2016/17 Weed and Vegetation Management Programs throughout May 2017 as per the table below.

All works are subject to postponement depending on weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances.
For further details contact Council’s Invasive Plants Officer on 6655 7300.

WHERE

TARGET WEEDS

HERBICIDE (Active Ingredient)

Targeted spot spraying on roadsides and reserves throughout the Bellinger Valley and coastal areas; this may include the following localities:

Bellingen Heads State Park from Urunga boardwalk to Hungry Head, Bellingen, Brierfield, Darkwood, Fernmount, Gleniffer, Kalang, Mylestom, Repton, Raleigh, Spicketts Creek, Thora, Urunga, and Valery. 

Blackberry; Bitou Bush; Balloon vine; Blue Billy Goat Weed; Castor Oil; Cat’s Claw  Creeper; Camphor Laurel; Coral Tree; Fireweed; Glory lily; Groundsel Bush; Kidney leaf mud-plantain; Kudzu; Lantana; Madeira vine; Mother of Millions; Morning Glory; Mysore Thorn; Ochna; Privet; Red Trumpet vine; Senna; Trad; Tropical Soda Apple; White Blackberry; and Yellow Bells

Weedmaster Duo/Roundup Bi-active (Glyphosate 360g/L)

Met-sun/Brush-off (Metsulfuron-methyl 600g/kg)

Grazon Extra (Picloram 100 g/L + Triclopyr 300g/L + Aminopyralid 8 g/L)

Targeted spot spraying on roadsides and reserves throughout the Dorrigo Plateau which may include the following localities:

Dorrigo township, Bielsdown Hills; Bostobrick; Cascade;  Dangar Falls; Deer Vale; Dorrigo; Dorrigo Mountain; Fernbrook; Megan; North Dorrigo; Tallowwood Ridge. 

Blackberry; Camphor Laurel; English Broom; Fireweed; Groundsel Bush; Japanese Honeysuckle; Kudzu; Lantana; Montpellier Broom; Moth vine; Privet; Trad; Scotch Broom; White Blackberry; and Yellow Bells

Weedmaster Duo/Roundup Bi-active (Glyphosate 360g/L)

Met-sun/Brush-off (Metsulfuron-methyl 600g/kg)

Grazon Extra (Picloram 100 g/L + Triclopyr 300g/L + Aminopyralid 8 g/L)

Targeted spot spraying throughout the Bellingen Shire waste facilities as follows –

  • Raleigh Waste Management Centre on Short Cut Road, Raleigh;
  • Dorrigo Waste Management Centre on Old Coramba Road Dorrigo; and
  • Bellingen Waste Management Transfer Station on Bowraville Road, Bellingen.

Blue Billy Goat Weed; Castor Oil; Cat’s Claw  Creeper; Camphor Laurel; Coral Tree; Fireweed; Groundsel Bush; Kidney leaf mud-plantain; Kudzu; Lantana; Madeira vine; Mother of Millions; Morning Glory; Mysore Thorn; Ochna; Privet; Senna; Tobacco Bush; Trad; Tropical Soda Apple; White Blackberry; and Yellow Bells

Weedmaster Duo/Roundup Bi-active (Glyphosate 360g/L)

 Met-sun/Brush-off (Metsulfuron-methyl 600g/kg)

Grazon Extra (Picloram 100 g/L + Triclopyr 300g/L + Aminopyralid 8 g/L)

Cut and paint; and targeted spot spraying on roadsides and reserves throughout the Dorrigo Plateau

Banana Passionfruit

Weedmaster Duo/Roundup Bi-active (Glyphosate 360g/L)

Met-sun/Brush-off (Metsulfuron-methyl 600g/kg)

Roadside Furniture Maintenance including guideposts, signposts, guard rails and culverts.

Spot spraying for maintenance of Roadside Furniture will be carried out on roadsides in all localities throughout the Bellingen Shire including Waterfall Way from the Pacific Highway, Raleigh through to the Nymboida River (Coutts Water) on the Dorrigo Plateau.

General

Weedmaster Duo (Glyphosate 360g/L)