Weather conditions in the St. Johns area can swiftly change, monitor weather conditions closely throughout the day.
If you see anyone spraying pesticides in today's conditions please report the activity.
Pesticide contaminated water can affect all life. It can harm humans, domestic animals, wildlife, or plants. Any animal that drinks contaminated water can be affected. Sometimes birds and mammals may not be affected, but can transfer pesticide residues to off spring. These offspring may die or suffer long-term damage.
Pesticide use can impact many aspects of the land environment. This includes animals, beneficial insects, plants, soil and air.
For more information please see: Applicator Core Training
Current provincial weather regulations:
-Wind must be between 2 and 15 km/hr for ground applications
-Winds must be between 2 and 10km/hr for trees taller than 3meters
-Air Temperature must be below 25oC
-It must not raining nor is rain anticipated over the next 2hour period
-The relative humidity must be above 50%
Where to report a violation