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Aerial Mosquito Larvicide Notice

Event date: 6/7/2023 6:00 AM - 6/9/2023 6:00 PM Export event

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: June 7 to June 9 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00p.m.

Method of application: Low altitude helicopter, granular application

Name of Pesticide: VectoPrime FG [Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) and Altosid (Methoprene)] EPA# 73049-501

Marshes that will be treated are marked “Yes.” Marshes marked as “Recheck” or “Pending” will be rechecked tomorrow and may be added, if required:

Town of Babylon Treat?
Sore Thumb  
Oak Beach  
West Gilgo Yes
Gilgo Yes
Cedar Beach Yes
Cedar Beach Golf Course  
Oak Island  
Ox/Helicopter Island  
Gilgo Island  
Town of Islip  
Robert Moses CG Station Yes
Clam Pond Pending
Gardiner Park Yes
Admiralty/Isbrandtsen Yes
Scully Pending
Seatuck NWR  
Islip Preserve Pending
Quintuck Creek Yes
Heckscher State Park Yes
Timber Point  
Idle Hour Pending
Pepperidge Hall Yes
Ludlows Creek Yes
West Oak Recreation Yes
West Sayville GC  
Namkee Creek  
Town of Brookhaven  
Sayville YC Pending
Stillman Creek Pending
Grove Ave Pending
Fireplace Neck Yes
Wertheim NWR  
Manor of St. George  
Smith Point Yes
Johns Neck Creek Yes
Mastic Beach Yes
Moriches – Crystal Brook Yes
Town of Southampton  
Stokes Poges Yes
Jagger Lane Yes
Apacuck Point Yes
Moneybogue Bay Pending
Westhampton Dunes Yes
Dune Rd (Overton) Pending
Meadow Lane Yes
North Haven  
Iron Point Yes
North Sea Yes
Town of East Hampton  
Cedar Pt Co Park Yes
Napeague Yes
Beach Hampton Yes
Accabonac Harbor Pending
Town of Riverhead  
Indian Island Pending
Overlook - Aquebogue Yes
Crescent Duck Farm Yes
Aquebogue Farm Yes
Millar Farm Yes
Union Ave  
Pier Avenue 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:

Suffolk County Division of Vector Control 631-852-4270

Categories: Health

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