Green River Star -

By David Martin

City monitors poisoned trees


An accidental herbicide application on trees along Uinta Drive and other areas of Green River continues to be monitored by the city’s parks and recreation department.

Earlier this spring, a new herbicidal spray was utilized by the department after discovering weeds were becoming resistant to previously-used sprays. However, as a result of close applications of the chemical to trees in the city, a number of trees were affected by the herbicide, harming or killing the trees.

Brad Raney, director of the parks and recreation department, said the department has injected many of the trees with...

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