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Posted on: September 5, 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 September 18, 2018 and continue through September 22, 2018 dates subject to change based on weather conditions.

Tuesday September 18 , 2018 the following area will be sprayed : Buckley Park

Wednesday September 19 , 2018 the following area will be sprayed : Rank Park.

Saturday September 22 , 2018 the following areas will be sprayed : 3 rd Avenue Parkway, Carnegie turf, Mason Center turf and Chapman Hill turf.

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