Category Archives: 2013

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Executive Board 2016-2017 Announced

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The following slate of names was compiled by the chair of the Nominating Committee and presented at our March 2016 meeting.  At that time, nominations were accepted from the floor.    We are looking for “a few good women and men for 2017!” If you are interested in serving on the board, please contact a board member and let […]

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AU researcher targeting kudzu bug

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Repost: http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/5379?utm_source=commons&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=commons

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Want the burden of NPDES permitting uplifted? Act Now!

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Sent From Henry B. Lewandowski American Mosquito Control Association South Atlantic Regional Director We are presented with another opportunity to remove the burden of the Clean Water Act/NPDES regulations. Please read the forwarded correspondence from Angela Beehler who serves as Chair of the AMCA Legislative and Regulatory Committee. House and Senate conferees are meeting to iron […]

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A clearer picture emerges in Dallas: mosquito surveillance key in fighting WNV epidemics

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I remember being frustrated when WNV illness was surging in Alabama in 2002-2003.  With such a complex transmission cycle, and so little known about the ecology of the virus in a naive part of the world, it was difficult to figure out how to have a real impact in controlling transmission to people in any […]

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AVMS seeks current information about mosquito and other vector work around Alabama

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  We would like to hear from you!  If you or your program are collecting and testing mosquitoes for disease, or you are involved in any type of vector surveillance or research in the state of Alabama, we’d like to know it. Other researchers and members of the public frequently ask us who and where […]

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ADPH and USDA announce new raccoon rabies cases in previous ORV zones, need help with surveillance

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  The Alabama Department of Public Health and the USDA Wildlife Services (WS) program in Alabama have picked up several new raccoon rabies positives to the north and west of the previous Oral Rabies Vaccine (ORV) barrier along the Coosa-Alabama river systems. Current, real-time testing of road-killed raccoons and strange-acting raccoons by WS has revealed […]

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The AMCA offers mosquito control and prevention tips during Mosquito Awareness Week

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MOUNT LAUREL, N.J–When those buggers are buzzing around, making grilling, pool time and wiffle ball impossible, think prevention! Enjoy the outdoors this summer and stop the spread of mosquito-borne illness by following tips offered by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) to prevent mosquito infestation and control an existing problem. “In 2012, we witnessed a […]

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Don’t miss a live mosquito prevention webinar this Thursday!

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  Tune in to eXtension.org for a mosquito prevention and management webinar that addresses techniques that can be applied around your homes and communities.  The webinar will take place on Thursday, June 13 at 10 a.m. central time.  Visit this link for more information.  Or copy and paste this web address into your browser: https://learn.extension.org/events/1095 […]

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Here’s an easy way to submit cost data to AMCA!

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For those of you compiling cost data regarding the NPDES process, here is a very easy way to submit it to the AMCA.  South Atlantic Regional Director of AMCA Henry Lewandowski is continuing to urge us to all respond.  Click on http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PYKKX5K to input your data. “Again, your assistance is urgently requested.  The AMCA cannot help without the individual […]

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Help rescind the NPDES requirements of mosquito-control programs today!

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We have a new legislative update and request from Henry Lawandowski of the AMCA. The AMCA needs to hear from you on how much this permitting burden costs, and how it has caused programs to shrink in control efforts or stop doing control completely!  Please click on the link below and act now! AMCA Needs […]

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