Spot treatments in parks to begin week of June 26

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Parks staff will begin spot treatments with herbicide for weed control Districtwide the week of June 26 and continue through mid-July. Treatment areas include tree rings, landscape beds, paver paths, fence lines, and parking lot areas. Playgrounds are never treated with any herbicide. All staff making the applications are licensed by the State of Illinois and follow the product label and licensing guidelines. Patrons should stay off treated surfaces until they are dry. 

For additional information or questions, please contact Dan Payne, Assistant Director/Director of Parks.