Sussex County Mosquito Spraying Begins Wednesday


The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes on Wednesday, March 16, weather permitting. Spraying by DNREC’s Mosquito Control section will begin in southern Sussex County, then expand into Kent and New Castle counties over the next several weeks. Controlling early-season woodland pool larval…

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Mosquito Spraying Begins Today in Southern Sussex County


Mosquito spraying begins today on wooded wetlands near populated areas in southern Sussex County to treat mosquitoes’ immature aquatic larval stages.  The aerial spraying by helicopter of woodland pools has to be completed before the forest canopy fills in – which usually occurs in mid-April.  The treatment will be expanded statewide during the upcoming weeks.…

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