Pocket Gophers in The Pest Control Act
Res #: 20-16A
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
WHEREAS the council of the RM of Duck Lake No. 463 is concerned about hte lack of Provincial legislation governing pocket gophers and the destruction to land and equipment; and
WHEREAS there is a great potential for negative impact to the environment as well as agriculture producers within municipalities where these infestations occur; and
WHEREAS there is already evidence that pocket gopher populations are causing losses to agriculture producers and causing concerns in other regions of the province;
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Provincial Government to provide for legislation to have pocket gophers included in The Pest Control Act.