Weed And Pest Control
As registered chemical applicators, the team at ARCO Environmental utilise a variety of equipment and methods in their weed control programs.
Weed control of invasive species such as but not limited to blackberry, gorse, and wilding pine is vital for more than simply aesthetics, it is an integral part of ensuring the health of the surrounding plantings and existing environments and ecosystems.
Spraying is generally carried out during the spring and summer and autumn months when the uptake of the chemicals is optimal.
Larger scale drill and poison operations can also be undertaken for the management of trees, along with pest control services to help ensure the survival of plants and trees.
Weed control services utilise and include:
- Truck Mounted Spray Units
- Trailer Mounted Spray Units
- 200 metre hose length
- Boom Spray Units
- Brush Gun Spray Units
- Fence line Spraying
- Knapsack Spot Spraying
- Release Spraying
- Blanket Spraying
- Targeted Species Poisoning
- Drill & Poison
- Pest Control
ARCO provides specialist Pest Control operations in the eradication of possums, rats, wasps, feral cats, mustelids, and rabbits.
This service is an essential tool in the protection of habitats, native birds, and wildlife.
ARCO’s team of qualified pest controllers will plan and manage pest control projects as well as implement and carry out ongoing maintenance and baiting where applicable.
In the eradication of wasps, the specialist team are registered Vespex handlers. Vespex® is a bait designed specifically for the control of Vespula wasp species (yellow jackets).
Pest Control services include, but are not limited to:
- Identification of pests
- Establish Monitoring or Trapping lines
- Provide ongoing monitoring /refilling bait stations
- Night Shooting (Thermal/ Night vision Optics)
- Weekly/Monthly/Annual Reports
- Fine-tuning traps
- Trap Maintenance
- Possum Control
- Rabbit Hole Fumigation
- Tailored pest control plan to suit your requirements