Mosquito abatement starts in Green River

Mosquito prevention measures have started in Green River.

The city’s parks and recreation department has already begun to place “BTI biscuits” in areas of standing water on city property.

These biscuits prevent mosquito larvae from developing and becoming biting adults. This week, aerial applications of a granule called Vecotbac will commence over large areas of standing water in and around the city.

The active ingredient in Vectobac is naturally occurring, safe for municipal use, and targets mosquito and fly larvae.

As biting adult mosquitoes become present in large populations in the city, p...


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