PUBLIC NOTICE: Wilmington DPW To Spray Herbicides Along Roadsides

WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington will be selectively spraying herbicides along roadsides within Town owned Rights of Way, pursuant to 333 CMR 11.05-11.07 Rights of Way Management, as defined in the Town’s five-year Vegetation Management Plan (VMP) for 2014-2018 and Yearly Operations Plan (YOP) for 2017. The treatment is conducted as a component of an integrated vegetation management program which also utilizes mechanical and natural control techniques to control roadside weeds and invasive vegetation.

Follar treatments and cut stump applications using herbicides approved for use near sensitive areas will take place between June 5, 2017 and October 20, 2017. The exact time is dependent upon weather conditions and field crew availability. Treatments will be made by Wilmington DPW licensed / certified applicators using the herbicides listed in the Yearly Operations Plan, as reference on the Wilmington DPW’s Tree Division/  Vegetation Management website at https://www.wilmingtonma.gov/highway-division/vegetation-management.

Technical questions related to the treatment program, VMP, or YOP may be directed to DPW Operations Manager Jamie Magaldi at 978-657-4481, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887.

(NOTE: The above Notice of Vegetation Management Control Operations is from the Wilmington DPW.)

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