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Montreal poised to ban some pesticides next year for use on city golf courses

Courses have been exempt in bylaw past two years

June 13, 2024  By Turf & Rec



The City of Montreal is looking to ban certain pesticides on its golf courses, beginning next year, after a two-year exemption from a local bylaw,.

CBC News reports that a change in the bylaw will put golf courses in the same position as other city green spaces.

Some products will continue to be exempt, including mecoprop and 2,4-D, but can be used only between April 15 and June 15. Eight city golf courses will be affected by the bylaw change.

To watch the CBC newscast, click here.

This article is part of the Municipalities Week.

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