GIANT HOGWEED FOUND
IN THE F.H. MONTGOMERY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
AND ADJACENT PROPERTIES.
The Region of Waterloo Weed Inspector has notified WRN that Giant Hogweed has been found on the Montgomery Property. Since this is listed as a Noxious Weed, WRN is responsible for removing it. The Montgomery Committee has been to the site and confirmed that there are at least 20 plants, some in flower, near the Nith riverbank, both on WRN property and more on adjacent floodplain properties.
Accordingly, the Committee has:
POSTED WARNING SIGNS
CLOSED ALL TRAILS
ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY IS NOW RESTRICTED
The Committee is taking immediate steps to remove the flower heads from plants on WRN property. Advice and resources for further action on removal of the infestation are being sought.