Tag Archives: Mosquito Control

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Video produced by AMCA reveals emotional and real impacts of mosquito-borne diseases

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Th AMCA has produced a video to put a human face on the mosquito-borne virus statistics that we see every summer.  It is pretty powerful. The video was produced in an effort to encourage public support of personal protective measures and community mosquito control.  For more information, visit the I’m One Program web site.

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“Mask” and “pull” strategies may keep mosquitoes at bay

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Research highlights from the National Institutes of Health: To read article, click HERE.    

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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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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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