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Posted on: April 3, 2018

City Turf Fertilization and Weed Abatement

The City of Durango promotes Best Management Practices in the stewardship of City lands to ensure the safe enjoyment of parks in the community.  The City has contracted with Scott’s Pro-Lawn for turf fertilization and noxious weed abatement.  The herbicide that will be used is called Vessel Broadleaf Herbicide and Q4 Turf Herbicide.  Applications are conducted to improve the quality of the right-of-ways, parks and open spaces in the City’s system.  The weed control is repeatedly tested and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency and Scott’s Pro-Lawn is licensed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.

Spraying will commence on April 17,  2018 and continue through May 6, 2018. Dates are subject to change based on weather conditions.

Tuesday April 17, 2018 the following areas will be sprayed: Memorial Park, Rio Vista Park and Animas City Park.

Wednesday April 18, 2018 the following areas will be sprayed: Crestview Park, Fassbinder Park, Viles Park and Roosa Park.

Thursday April 19, 2018 the following areas will be sprayed: Rank Park and Durango Community Recreation Center turf.

Monday April 23, 2018 the following areas will be sprayed: Hillcrest View Park and Jenkins Ranch Park.

Tuesday April 24, 2018 the following areas will be sprayed:  3rd Avenue Parkway

Wednesday April 25, 2018 the following area will be sprayed:  Rotary Park, Downtown Brown, Buckley Park, and Chapman Hill turf.

Thursday April 26, 2018 the following areas will be sprayed:  Confluence Park, Santa Rita Park

Monday April 30, 2018 the following area will be sprayed:  Greenmount Cemetery

Sunday May 6, 2018 the following areas will be sprayed:  Devin Hart Memorial field, Riverview Sports Complex, Mason turf, and Carnegie building turf.

For additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation, Park Maintenance Division at 375-7380.


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