BAY DAILY EMAIL SIGN-UP

Receive this blog via Email

Awards


Voted 'best news blog' by readers of The Baltimore Sun in the 2010 Maryland's Outstanding Blog (or Mobbies) awards.

DISCLAIMER

  • PLEASE READ OUR TERMS OF USE
    The views and opinions expressed in the media, articles or comments on this site are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by CBF and the inclusion of such information does not imply endorsement by CBF. CBF is not responsible for the contents of any linked Web, or any link contained in a linked Web site, or any changes or updates to such Web sites. The inclusion of any link or comment is provided only for information purposes. CBF reserves the right to edit or remove any comments and material posted to this website and to ban users from the site without notice. Partisan, pornographic or other inappropriate content, product or service promotion, foul language or bad behavior is expressly forbidden and will be removed.

Mobile Auto-Detection: Bay Daily

Tracking Code - Bay Daily

« How to Defuse a Water Quality Time Bomb? | Main | Bay Cleanup Creates Local Angst – But Let’s Take Another Look »

09/29/2011

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

what species are you finding?

I suppose we are doing something right. I mean, we apparently reach.

I live in Deale, MD on Herring Bay. Since the two tropical storms in August and steady precipitation since, the mosquito population has significantly increased in my backyard. My backyard has not been able to dry out.

It can manipulate the mosquito population boom, the state agency has added a hand spraying of insecticides, trucks and planes.

I use rosemary oil to repel mosquitoes.

Organic insect control is possible. It usually involves a means other than poisoning the insect. One method is to capture the insect. For example, an effective means for dealing with slugs is to bury an open beer in your garden. Slugs will be attracted to the beer and will crawl into the beer and drown. Nice post.

About 1.5 million acres will be sprayed with insecticides to control mosquitoes this year in Maryland, compared to 200,000 or 300,000 acres in some past years.

wow!this is informative about mosquito biting.I just sent this post to a bunch of my friends as I agree with most of what you’re saying here and the way you’ve presented it is awesome.

We can take community action, by helping out on beach cleans or litter picks to keep our rivers and seas that little bit cleaner. Working together, we can make pollution less of a problem—and the world a better place.

I know I’ve seen huge populations of dragonflies in Baltimore, which could be related to rains over the summer and fall making wetlands more fertile as breeding grounds

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment