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Aerial Mosquito Larvae Treatment Scheduled for July 21-22, 2020

  • 21 July 2020
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The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following 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: July 21 - July 22 from 6 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Method of application:  Low altitude, granular application
Name of Pesticide: VectoPrime FG [Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) and Altosid (Methoprene)] EPA# 73049-501
Approximate location(s):

Marshes that will be treated are marked “Yes” 

Town of Babylon

Treat?

Town of Brookhaven (cont.)

Treat?

Sore Thumb

 

Fireplace Neck

Yes

Oak Beach

 

Wertheim NWR

Yes

Oak Beach North

 

Manor of St. George

 

West Gilgo

Yes

Smith Point

Yes

Gilgo

Yes

Johns Neck Creek

Yes

Cedar Beach

 

Mastic Beach

Yes

Cedar Beach Golf Course

 

 

 

Oak Island

 

Town of Southampton

 

Ox/Helicopter Island

 

Stokes Poges

 

Gilgo Island

 

Jagger Lane

 

Town of Islip

 

Apacuck Point

Yes

Robert Moses CG Station

 

Moneybogue Bay

 

Clam Pond

 

Westhampton Dunes

Yes

Captree

 

Dune Rd (Overton)

Yes

Gardiner Park

 

Meadow Lane

Yes

Admiralty/Isbrandtsen

 

North Haven

 

Scully

 

Iron Point

Yes

Seatuck NWR

 

North Sea

 

Islip Preserve

 

Town of East Hampton

 

Quintuck Creek

 

Cedar Pt Co Park

Yes

Heckscher State Park

Yes

Napeague

Yes

Timber Point

 

Beach Hampton

 

Idle Hour

 

Accabonac Harbor

Yes

Pepperidge Hall

 

Town of Riverhead

 

Ludlows Creek

Yes

Indian Island

 

West Oak Recreation

Yes

Overlook - Aquebogue

Yes

West Sayville GC

 

Crescent Duck Farm

Yes

Namkee Creek

 

Aquebogue Farm

Yes

Town of Brookhaven

 

Millar Farm

Yes

Sayville YC

Yes

Union Ave

 

Stillman Creek

 

Pier Avenue

Yes

Pine Neck Ave. (Swan River)

Yes

Town of Southold

 

Roe Ave. (Mud Creek)

Yes

New Suffolk

Yes

Abets Creek

 

Great Hog Neck

Yes

Hedges Creek

Yes

Kerwin Blvd.

Yes

Lyman Marsh

 

Pipes Neck Creek

Yes

Bellport Bay

Yes

Pipes Cove

Yes

Beaverdam Creek

Yes

 

 

 

The products used by Vector Control are registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and are applied in accordance with the required state and federal permits.

 

No precautions are recommended to prepare for this spraying, as the helicopter will be flying at a very low level over marsh areas and taking other precautions to control drift into inhabited areas. Human exposure from this operation is unlikely and the products involved have no significant human toxicity.  

 

For current and future notices and/or further information:

suffolkcountyny.gov
Facebook.com/SuffolkCountyHealth
Twitter.com/SuffolkCoHealth

 

 

 

 

 

 

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