The County will undertake a controlled burn of Japanese knot weed in Delhi Park (Picton) on Wednesday, June 1.
- The controlled burn will begin at 10 am and is expected to continue for several hours.
- Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue staff will be on the scene to monitor the controlled burn.
- The public is advised to the park during the controlled burn.
- Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is an invasive and aggressive semi-woody perennial plant that is native to eastern Asia. Japanese knotweed is especially persistent due to its vigorous root system.
- The County is collecting data on where invasive species can be found within the municipality. Visit the County’s engagement platform, Have Your Say, to share your information.
- For more information, contact the County of Prince Edward at 613.476.2148 ext. 1023, 613.962.9108 ext. 1023, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: The County of Prince Edward provides this information as a service to the general public. While we do our best to provide accurate information, construction projects and associated service disruptions are subject to change based on weather, road, traffic, and other uncontrollable conditions.