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Aerial Mosquito Larvae Treatment Scheduled for July 13-14, 2021

  • 12 July 2021
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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 13 through July 14 from 6 a.m. – 7 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

Yes

Fireplace Neck

Yes

Oak Beach

Yes

Wertheim NWR

 

West Gilgo

 

Manor of St. George

 

Gilgo

 

Smith Point

Yes

Cedar Beach

 

Johns Neck Creek

Yes

Cedar Beach Golf Course

Yes

Mastic Beach

 

Oak Island

 

Moriches – Crystal Brook

Yes

Ox/Helicopter Island

 

Town of Southampton

 

Gilgo Island

 

Stokes Poges

 

Town of Islip

 

Jagger Lane

Yes

Robert Moses CG Station

Yes

Apacuck Point

 

Clam Pond

Yes

Moneybogue Bay

 

Captree

 

Westhampton Dunes

Yes

Gardiner Park

 

Dune Rd (Overton)

Yes

Admiralty/Isbrandtsen

Yes

Meadow Lane

Yes

Scully

Yes

North Haven

 

Seatuck NWR

 

Iron Point

 

Islip Preserve

 

North Sea

Yes

Quintuck Creek

Yes

Town of East Hampton

 

Heckscher State Park

Yes

Cedar Pt Co Park

Yes

Timber Point

 

Napeague

Yes

Idle Hour

Yes

Beach Hampton

Yes

Pepperidge Hall

Yes

Accabonac Harbor

Yes

Ludlows Creek

Yes

Town of Riverhead

 

West Oak Recreation

Yes

Indian Island

Yes

West Sayville GC

 

Overlook - Aquebogue

Yes

Namkee Creek

 

Crescent Duck Farm

 

Town of Brookhaven

 

Aquebogue Farm

 

Sayville YC

Yes

Millar Farm

 

Stillman Creek

 

Union Ave

 

Grove Ave

 

Pier Avenue

Yes

Pine Neck Ave. (Swan River)

Yes

Town of Southold

 

Roe Ave. (Mud Creek)

Yes

New Suffolk

 

Abets Creek

Yes

Great Hog Neck

Yes

Hedges Creek

Yes

Kerwin Blvd.

Yes

Lyman Marsh

Yes

Pipes Neck Creek

Yes

Bellport Bay

Yes

Pipes Cove

 

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.   

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