[CT Birds] [NOSbird] Birds at Mansfield Hollow

Mark Szantyr birdinggeek at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 11:16:11 EDT 2014


Round-up is the devil. 

Mark

Mark Szantyr

> On Jul 30, 2014, at 10:46 AM, "Tricia Reid reidtri at gmail.com [nosbird]" <nosbird at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
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> To anyone in the group who birds the Common Fields area in Mansfield Center, the Town gave the farmer who leases the fields for hay permission to spray the field next to the cemetary with RoundUp, this was done without there being any posting on site of the spraying. I walked through the field numerous times after the spraying before I was aware of this. I've both emailed and called the Town Manager as to why there was no posting and who should have been responsible for that, so far I've had no response. Besides my own exposure, I also worry about the drainage into the pond. Does anyone know about potential toxicity to wildlife?
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>> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Marilynn Higgins msamhiggins at gmail.com [nosbird] <nosbird at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
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>> Yesterday I went to the top of the bank at the dam on the Route 6 side. There was this beautiful Great Egret, a Great Blue Heron, a Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs and a LOT of other shorebirds that were too far for me to identify with any certainty.
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