As part of Urban Forestry’s natural area management program to help improve the ecological health of the city’s natural areas, pesticide will be used in McCowan District Park. This will be done in order to control invasive plant species. The work is expected to commence November 12 2019 and will take approximately 1 day to complete depending on weather conditions
Application will be completed by licensed City of Toronto staff. Information signage will be posted, along with the standard warning signage, to provide more information to park users. Warning signage will be posted 24 hours before treatment and will be removed 48 hours following treatment, according to MOE guidelines. For more information, please see the attached Fact Sheet which describes the species being treated, and Briefing Note that explains the pesticides being used.