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Heartworm Prevention and Dogs

Are Mosquitoes Harmful to Dogs and Horses? Yes! Here’s How You Can Protect Them…

Most of us know the dangers mosquitoes pose to humans across the globe, but it’s easy to forget about the toll vector-borne diseases can take on pets, particularly dogs and
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Eastern Small Footed Bat

Debunking Myths: Bats for Effective Mosquito Control

Debunking Myths: Bats for Effective Mosquito Control Written by: Michael “Doc” Weissmann, Ph.D., VDCI Entomologist Co-Written by: Dr. Louise Lynch-O’Brien of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln Though mosquitoes are
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mosquito-born diseases webinar

Myths & Misconceptions: Do These Mosquito Prevention Products and Strategies Work?

Myths & Misconceptions: Do These Mosquito Prevention Products and Strategies Work? We’ve all experienced aggravating mosquito bites when spending time outdoors, and for most people, they’re nothing more than a
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Public Education Programs for Mosquito Control in the United States 1982 to the Present

by Broox Boze Ph.D., VDCI Director of Technical Services Published in Wing Beats, Florida Mosquito Control Association In 1979 the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) adopted a policy statement indicating
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Hurricane wreckage

Building an Emergency Response Plan

Building An Emergency Response Plan Mosquitoes are a continual threat we face each year, and in some areas, they pose a danger all year round. The risk of exposure to
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Mosquito management

Mosquito Problems You Can Expect After a Major Storm

Rainstorms, floods, and hurricanes not only cripple infrastructure, they also result in excess moisture and standing water causing mosquito populations to increase aggressively. Read about the mosquito problems that you can except after a major storm and how VDCI can help communities reduce associated risks.
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