Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Recent Rains Bring Mosquitos!

Asian Tiger Mosquito
Mike Waldvogel, NC Cooperative Extension Specialist for structural and residential pests shares this advice for controlling mosquitos:

Many areas of the state saw significant rainfall  last week and that also means they will see a rise in mosquito activity particularly by the Asian tiger mosquito which takes advantage of those small and often inconspicuous sites around your property that fill with storm water and become prime mosquito breeding sites. Before you start planning a chemical assault on your yard as the solution to mosquito problems, you need to start with a simpler and more long-term approach . . . . . learn more by reading the rest of the article, posted here on the Pender Extension website:

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