Public Notice of Pesticide Use

The City of London intends to control EUROPEAN GYPSY MOTH (Lymantria dispar) in the following five municipal parks within the City of London:

Location

Park Address

Park Area (Ha)

Spray Area (Ha)

# Adjacent Parcels (100m)

Fairmont Park

117 Tweedsmuir Ave

4.74

4.09

255

Grandview Park

385 Grandview Ave

2.74

2.07

161

Griffith Street Park

561 Griffith St

2.29

1.01

149

Crestwood Woods

635 Boler Rd

4.22

2.61

165

Somerset Woods

25 Fourwinds Rd

6.49

4.03

138

Total parks area sprayed: 13.81 Ha Total adjacent parcels notified: 868

The following pesticide will be used:

Product Name: Foray 48B Biological Insecticide Aqueous Suspension Active Ingredient: Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki Registration No. 24977

Anticipated spray dates range from May 10 - 31, weather permitting.

More information on the aerial spray program, including individual park maps, spray blocks, and adjacent property list, can be found on the City’s “Get Involved - Gypsy Moth” webpage https://getinvolved.london.ca/gypsy-moth.

The actual confirmed spray date will be posted 48 hours in advance on the “Get Involved - Gypsy Moth” webpage. It will also be shared on the City of London’s Facebook www.facebook.com/LondonCanada and Twitter www.twitter.com/CityofLdnOnt social media platforms.

If you would like to receive a phone call 48 hours before the actual spray date or have questions, please contact Jill-Anne Spence, Manager, Urban Forestry, at cell phone: 519-200-5980 or email jspence@london.ca.

Collect calls will be accepted from individuals calling long distance.

Last modified:Wednesday, May 05, 2021