Giant Hogweed found at F.H. Montgomery Wildlife Sanctuary

Giant Hogweed

 

NOTICE

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.