My Seasonal Technician, Jason Goetz, worked with Jim Hook of the Public Opinion for a few hours last week visiting sites to conduct mosquito surveillance - dipping for larvae, and setting traps to collect adult mosquitoes. They visited a manure lagoon at a dairy farm, a natural swampy area, and a site with used tires. Here's the result:
The news article appeared in today's paper and can be read here.
To read about how to protect yourself from mosquitoes, ticks, and other biting critters, visit the Penn State PestEd blog (accessible from the Blog List to the Right), where I recently wrote about repellents here and here.
To learn more about the Integrated Mosquito Managment program here in Franklin County, come to the Penn State Extension Open House tomorrow, Wednesday, June 20th from 3:30-6:30. Learn all that Penn State Extension does for Franklin County folks.