Rodent control program planned in seven communites

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Please be advised, Palliser Regional Schools Facility Services will be conducting a control program for Richardson ground squirrels, commonly known as gophers, during the Easter Break from April 4-10, 2015, in the sports fields and surrounding grounds at:

  • Coalhurst High School, Coalhurst
  • Coalhurst Elementary School, Coalhurst
  • Noble Central School, Nobleford
  • Barons School, Barons
  • Carmangay School, Carmangay
  • Champion School, Champion
  • Milo School, Milo
  • Arrowwood Community School, Arrowwood

The rodenticide to be used in those areas is Gopher Doom (Chlorophacinone).

Warning signs will be posted in treated areas.

School is not in session during this control program, and you’re asked to keep children and pets away from these areas until the warning signs are removed.

All rodenticide applications will be in strict accordance with all regulations established by the Alberta Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and rates will be at federally approved label recommendations.