WA State DNR NW: end toxic spraying in Sky Valley!

SUMMARY FOR TOXIC PESTICIDE SPRAYING IN THE SKYKOMISH RIVER VALLEY

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Photo courtesy of Washington State DNR

PLEASE SHARE: We encourage you to send a request to DNR Northwest Region that it ends toxic pesticide spraying on public forestslands in the watershed and the highly-active tourism/recreation zone of the Skykomish River Valley. DNR Northwest Region should instead use manual or mechanical control of unwanted vegetation on those public forestlands. Please write a short message to northwest.region@dnr.wa.gov or quickly fill the contact form below. Your message will go directly to DNR Northwest Region.

You are welcome to write your own message or copy and paste this prompt in the contact form:

I respectfully request that DNR Northwest Region ends toxic pesticide spraying on public forestslands in the watershed and the highly-active tourism/recreation zone of the Skykomish River Valley and that DNR Northwest Region uses instead manual or mechanical control of unwanted vegetation on those public forestlands.

 

 

Summary of DNR Silviculture Contracts has information for ground-based pesticide spraying by DNR. DNR Ground Herbicide Contract 1724 and MapsJuly 16 – September 14, 2018; 1998 acres total for Northwest Region, 214 acres for the Skykomish River Valley. Some ground spray ingredients include GlyphosateImazapyrTryclopirSulphometuron Methyl, Metsulphuron Methyl.

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