Final Saanich aerial gypsy moth spray treatment set for Tuesday

Final Saanich aerial gypsy moth spray treatment set for Tuesday

Saanich residents are being advised that the final aerial spraying treatment to eradicate invasive gypsy moths from land around Elk Lake and Bear Hill Regional Park will occur Tuesday, June 6, between sunrise (5:10 a.m.) and 7:30 a.m., weather permitting.

Poor weather or wind may cause treatments to be postponed with little advance notice. Up-to-date information is available at 1 866 917-5999 and online at: www.gov.bc.ca/gypsymoth.

People who wish to minimize their exposure should remain indoors with their windows and doors closed during the spraying, and for at least 30 minutes after. Pets and livestock that may be frightened by the aircraft should be brought indoors. Items not to be sprayed should be covered or moved indoors.