02 NCAC 09L .0707 EASTErn and Hairy-tailed moles
(a) The North Carolina Pesticide Board hereby declares the eastern mole, Scalopus aquaticus, and the hairy-tailed mole, Parascalops breweri, to be pests as provided by law.
(b) Pesticides registered for use to control the eastern mole and the hairy-tailed mole may be used when either species is tunneling in managed turf in the following areas:
(3) government property, excluding federal and state parks;
(4) golf courses, driving ranges, and golf instructional facilities;
(5) sod farms;
(6) athletic fields; or
(7) visitor centers and cemeteries.
(c) For purposes of this Rule, managed turf shall not include pastures.
(d) Pesticides used to control the eastern mole and the hairy-tailed mole shall not be applied within 100 feet of natural or man-made bodies of water, including streams, rivers, ponds, swamps, lakes, and wetlands.
(e) Pesticides used to control the eastern mole and the hairy-tailed mole shall not be applied at elevations of 4000 feet or greater.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-444(1); 143-458;
Eff. April 1, 2015.