Jefferson Exchange | April 8, 2014 | 8:00
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Tue April 8, 2014

Prepping For Mosquito Season

Biologist and vector controller Jim Lunders talks about mosquitoes and how to deal with them.

When you get right down to it, mosquitoes are wildlife. 

Credit Centers for Disease Control

But NOT the kind of wildlife many people had in mind when setting up the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge on the Oregon Coast. 

Mosquitoes ran wild on the refuge last summer, prompting quick measures to curb the mosquito population. 

A public comment period on a pair of issues related to the mosquitoes closes  on Wednesday. 

We'll focus on mosquito behavior and control with Jim Lunders of Jackson County Vector Control.   

 

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