burnaby Invasive Plant Treatment program
Invasive Species Monitoring and Treatment
City of Burnaby
2010 - Ongoing
Since 2010 Diamond Head operational crews have assisted the City in implementing their annual invasive plant control program. The first three years of the program included treatment trial on the manual removal of knotweed. Diamond Head implemented and monitored the program to help the City determine an efficient and effective course of treatment. Results let the City to pursue chemical treatment by stem injection.
Diamond Head now oversees the treatment and monitoring of over 150 knotweed sites on City property. Knotweed is treatment by a combination of stem injection and targeted foliar spray.