What: Selective herbicide treatment of invasive, non-native plants
When: Monday, May 7 - Friday, May 18
Where: Designated areas of Red Bug Slough Preserve (some trails may be temporarily closed to insure the safety of the public and pets in active treatment areas, but will be re-opened when herbicide is dry and area is safe for re-entry)
Why: To reduce invasive, non-native plant coverage within the preserve to restore and improve wildlife habitat on site.
How: Using a state-licensed contractor supervised by Sarasota County staff to selectively treat non-native invasive plants on site.