NOTICE OF HERBICIDE APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that Hydro One Networks Inc. – Forestry Services will be commencing Forestry line clearing operations in your vicinity. The work will include the selective treatment of undesirable vegetation that would, if left alone, grow into the conductors. Every effort will be made to leave compatible low growing vegetation, which will assist in reducing future maintenance requirements.
different story, something we must seldom
deal with, well, not in a literal sense.
Some people can get pretty anal about
this issue on a regular basis. (Sorry.)
Gas prices, pension rule amendments,
But thanks to modern plumbing and
sewage disposal and treatment systems,
know, there are some days when you feel
the average human never needs to be
bothered with his or her byproducts.
For starters, we know that life is not
Feeder: Wendover F3 Location of work: the old Clarence, North Plantagenet and Nation Townships Date of application: April 19 - May 18, 2012 Pesticide trade name: Garlon RTU Guarantee: Triclopyr
Alas, in the boonies, where the happy
always a bowl of cherries and life in the
country folk maintain their own sewage
country does not always smell like a rose
However, your garden will do very
others, people they will never meet.
Yes, Ottawa dumping on us again.
which is why farmers have such
“Land application of biosolids – an
organic-rich soil amendment alternative to
Non-farmers will pay good money for
commercial fertilizers.” That is how The
a few bags of properly composted, and
Notification begins. It comes from the City
sterilized, animal wastes. In big cities,
PCP Act registration number: 29334 Name of pest: Undesirable Vegetation
of Ottawa which informs the recipient that
sheep manure is as almost as valuable as
a neighbouring property owner intends to
a parking spot downtown.
have processed sewage on land near your
In the country, the scent of freshly
(Brush and sucker growth from stumps)
property. The notice includes a map
spread manure signals the arrival of a
describing buffer and spreading zones.
Many people in eastern Ontario have
Ah, it is spring – birds are chirping,
received such notices. The notification
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Hydro One Forestry at 1-866-898-5310
puss willows are popping, lambs are
indicates that spreading is pretty much a
loafing, foals are floundering, the cow
fait accompli. The recipient is not given the
poop is flying through the air and landing
option of attempting to stop the application
on grateful soil.
of biosolids near his or her front yard or
Animal feces, not surprisingly, has
back yard. The recipient can, however,
been debated and assessed for decades.
ALL PROPERTY OWNERS AFFECTED WILL BE CONTACTED
request a free water sample.
Whenever a mega farm operation is
OK, so if this stuff is not bad for us, why
proposed, and inevitably opposed, a
are we being offered free water samples? Is
factor in the “debate” is the stink scale.
this due diligence, covering the rear-end,
For example, anyone objecting to a mega
just in case something goes wrong?
swine operation can cite government
Of course not.
scent stats that show that pig poop is
According to The Notification:
much stinkier than, say, the droppings of
“Biosolids are a fertilizer and soil-building
sheep, horses or rabbits. Honest.
material produced fromtreatedwastewater
But human feces – that’s a totally
See Page 23.
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