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County Begins Roadside Spraying

Now that spring has arrived and temperatures will be warmer before you know it, you’ll likely see Nevada County crews out along the sides of roads spraying to kill weeds…

Listen to Josh Pack 1

County civil engineer Josh Pack says some residents, though, worry about the herbicides that are used, and the possible affect on area wildlife…

Listen to Josh Pack 2

Pack says, though, that if property owners don’t want spraying done, they can call the county and opt out of the program, ‘No Spraying’ signs will be issued, and crews will skip thjeir property…

Listen to Josh Pack 3

Pack says county crews don’t mow the area themselves because of the cost of manpower and also fire danger. Spraying should continue for the next couple of months.

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