Use of Herbicides on Open Space Property

On Town Open Space land, notwithstanding limited circumstances, we approve the following:

Town of Old Lyme Open Space Commission will not allow the use of glyphosate on any parcel of Open Space land;

The Open Space Commission will formulate an environmentally responsible herbicide use policy;

The Open Space Commission will establish an ad-hoc committee to address Open Space property ecology top-down with consideration given to alternative invasive control methods including, but not limited to, biological controls and pond water management (tidal flow restoration).

Approved July 12, 2019

Revised July 31, 2019