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DNREC Mosquito Control Section’s spraying season begins with larviciding wooded wetlands

DOVER – Weather-permitting, DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section will begin its annual spring woodland-pool spraying campaign downstate Saturday, March 19 and upstate Tuesday, March 22, treating wooded wetlands near select populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. About 10,000 forested acres that produce large numbers of early season mosquitoes will be strategically sprayed, using larvicides […]




National Mosquito Control Awareness Week June 23-29: DNREC Mosquito Control Section urges: Do your part in helping keep mosquito populations down in Delaware

As if the great numbers of mosquitoes expected to hatch from recent heavy rainfall in Delaware weren’t enough of a reminder, the American Mosquito Control Association has declared the week of June 23-29 as the 17th annual National Mosquito Control Awareness Week.




2013 Mosquito Control season begins this week with spraying wooded wetlands

Weather permitting, DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section has started its annual spring woodland-pool spraying this week, treating wooded wetlands for control of immature (larval) mosquitoes near populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. Approximately 5,000 to 8,000 acres with woodland pools where early season mosquitoes breed in quantity will be strategically larvicided by helicopter, and possibly fixed-wing aircraft.







 Pages Tagged With: "Mosquito control"

DNREC Mosquito Control Section’s spraying season begins with larviciding wooded wetlands

DOVER – Weather-permitting, DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section will begin its annual spring woodland-pool spraying campaign downstate Saturday, March 19 and upstate Tuesday, March 22, treating wooded wetlands near select populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. About 10,000 forested acres that produce large numbers of early season mosquitoes will be strategically sprayed, using larvicides […]




National Mosquito Control Awareness Week June 23-29: DNREC Mosquito Control Section urges: Do your part in helping keep mosquito populations down in Delaware

As if the great numbers of mosquitoes expected to hatch from recent heavy rainfall in Delaware weren’t enough of a reminder, the American Mosquito Control Association has declared the week of June 23-29 as the 17th annual National Mosquito Control Awareness Week.




2013 Mosquito Control season begins this week with spraying wooded wetlands

Weather permitting, DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section has started its annual spring woodland-pool spraying this week, treating wooded wetlands for control of immature (larval) mosquitoes near populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. Approximately 5,000 to 8,000 acres with woodland pools where early season mosquitoes breed in quantity will be strategically larvicided by helicopter, and possibly fixed-wing aircraft.