Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Minimizing Mosquitoes

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Minimize Mosquito Problems

Late summer is prime time for mosquitoes and the time of year when West Nile usually peaks.  Learn how to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes by reducing breeding sites, resting sites, and avoiding them altogether.  During this webinar we will cover the basics of mosquitoes, what they need to survive and how you can eliminate it, how mosquitoes spread disease, information on insect repellents, and tips on how to minimize mosquitoes in your backyard.  Presented by Molly Keck, Program Specialist - IPM, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Moderated by Chris Becker, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System andAmanda Tedrow, County Extension Agent, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.  Clickhere to login as a guest and participate in the live event.  For more webinars in this series, see All Bugs Good and Bad 2014 Webinar Series. The webinars are brought to you by the followingeXtension Communities of Practice: Imported Fire AntsUrban IPMBee Health, and Invasive Species; and by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Photo Credit: David Cappaert, Michigan State University, bugwood.org

The recording of the August 1 Minimizing Mosquito Webinar has been posted at: https://learn.extension.org/events/1373

Next month (September 5) we will hear a webinar about two invasive stinkbugs: the brown marmorated stinkbug and the kudzu bug.  See https://learn.extension.org/events/1379  for information, including links to promotional flyers.

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