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Aerial Larvicide Notice

August 26, 2013                                                                                

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.  Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued on the next suitable day.

 

Time and date of the application: August 27, 2013, 5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Method of application:  Low altitude, large droplet liquid application

Name of Pesticide: Altosid liquid concentrate (methoprene)

Approximate location(s):

 

Below is a listing of marshes. Marshes that will be treated as stated above are marked “Yes” under the column labeled “Treat?”

Town of Babylon

Treat?

Town of Brookhaven (cont.)

Treat?

Sore Thumb

 

Fireplace Neck

 

Oak Beach

 

Wertheim NWR

 Pending results

Oak Beach North

 

Manor of St. George

 

West Gilgo

 

Smith Point North

Yes

Gilgo

 

Johns Neck Creek

 

Cedar Beach

 

Mastic Beach

 

Cedar Beach Golf Course

 

Pattersquash Island

 

Oak Island

 

Town of Southampton

 

Ox/Helicopter Island

 

Stokes Poges

 

Gilgo Island

 

Jagger Lane

 

Town of Islip

 

Apacuck Point

 

Robert Moses CG Station

 

Moneybogue Bay

 

Clam Pond

 

Westhampton Dunes

 

Captree Island East

 

Dune Rd (Overton)

 

Gardiner Park

 

Meadow Lane

 

Admiralty/Isbrandtsen

 

North Haven

 

Scully

 

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