Spot treatments in parks to begin week of June 6

Parks staff will begin spot treatments with herbicide for weed control Districtwide the week of June 6 and continue through mid-June. 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 call or email Dan Payne, Director of Parks at (630) 993-8940 or dpayne [at]