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MPRB passes glyphosate use moratorium

MPRB Commissioners set a moratorium Oct. 17, 2018 on the use of glyphosate in all MPRB land and water resource management activities by Park Staff, consultants and contractors beginning January 1st 2019. The resolution also establishes a 15-member Technical and Community Advisory Committee to research viable alternatives to using glyphosate and other toxic pesticides throughout the park system and assist and advise the MPRB in transitioning towards pesticide-free resource management alternatives. The committee will be 9 community members (one by each commissioner) and 6 technical experts (by the Ass”'t. Supt. of Environmental Stewardship); all for a 2-year term. (more…)

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