PROGRAM PLAN: Herbicides
Chair/Lead Persons: Deb Silva
Objective(s): To assess the need for herbicides to treat invasive milfoil and conduct activities to enable the application of herbicides when deemed necessary.
|DATE||ACTIVITY||WHO IS INVOLVED||$$ NEEDED||OTHER HELP NEEDED OR COMMENTS|
|November||Review proposed steps with Board; obtain approval||Committee & Board||ID potential service providers|
|December||Draft survey specifications||Deb & Cleo, committee||Board reviews & approves|
|January||Conduct bid process||Deb & Cleo|
|March||Present rec. to Board & review next steps||Deb & Cleo||Vendor selected|
|February-mid March||Vendor prepares & submits DEM permit application||Committee oversight||$2000 (includes $500 DEM fee)||In 2019 one bid was for more than $3000|
|May- June||Survey date chosen; survey conducted & results to Board||Deb, Cleo|
|Late June||Application of herbicides if deemed necessary||Vendor; Committee oversight||Fees based on acreage||Committee ensures signage, etc.|
|October||Report to Board|
Names & contact information if work involves interactions with other groups or agencies: Solitude: 508-885-0101, Water & Water and Wetland: 508-250-6238: The Pond & Lake Connection: 203-885-0184
DEM, Division of Agriculture Howard Cook 401-222-3129.