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Contra Costa Vector and Mosquito Control District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Our District consists of a modern force of certified, trained technicians that now execute a county-wide mosquito control program. Presently, the District uses state-of-the-art, environmentally-sound techniques combined with biological control agents that specifically target mosquito control. Environmentally sound techniques, reliable and efficient services, as well as programs to combat emerging diseases while preserving or enhancing our environment, are the critical elements in the success of the District for over 70 years.

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Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Works on mosquito control and abatement in Alameda County. The agency also has some mosquito-related educational materials and information on how to keep mosquitoes from breeding in your yard.

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Darn ‘Skeeters, the Unwelcome Summer Guests

July 01, 2004 by Linda Watanabe McFerrin

A little standing water is all it takes for mosquitoes to get going, so it’s no wonder they’ve been making evolutionary hay for over 30 million years—and acting as efficient disease transporters along the way, even here in the temperate Bay Area.

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West Nile Virus

July 01, 2003 by Leah Messinger

Amid predictions that the West Nile virus will reach the Bay Area some time this summer, local health and pest ...

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