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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Success at Accabonac: Mosquito Control With Minimal Chemicals

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Cooperative effort between municipal agencies, environmental groups, and citizen scientists allowed targeted approach that reduced use of chemical spray methoprene by 81 percent and number of weekly aerial spray applications from 13 to 4, and cut costs by 77 percent. Wildlife flourished around Accabonac, including two nesting bald eagles.

See map of Accabonac showing targeted mosquito treatment areas and reduction of aerial larvicide locations:/DocumentCenter/View/4047/Accabonac-Harbor-Map-and-Overview

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