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Proceedings and Papers Volumes 12-20 (1941-1952)

The following items can be ordered using the publication order form.  The cost is $10* for MVCAC members and $15* for non-members.  *Prices DO NOT include postage (which will vary depending on your zip code). 1941 MVCAC Volume 12 1942 MVCAC (SEE NOTE) 1943 MVCAC (SEE NOTE) 1944 MVCAC (SEE NOTE) 1945 MVCAC (SEE VOLUME…

Proceedings and Papers Volumes 21-40 (1953-1972)

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Proceedings and Papers Volumes 41-60 (1973-1992)

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Proceedings and Papers Volumes 61-80 (1993-2012)

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Proceedings and Papers Volumes 81-87 (2013-2020)

The following items can be ordered using the publication order form.  The cost is for the most recent publication is $25* for MVCAC members and $40* for non-members.  All other volumes are $10* for MVCAC members and $15* for non-members.  *Prices DO NOT include postage (which will vary depending on your zip code). 2013 MVCAC…

News Brief 9.22.21

Send dead protected birds to CDFW for study at no cost to you; Public comment period for Oxitec CA project is open; MVCAC Trustee Training; Dermacentor variabilis larva available for your reference collection; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21;…

News Brief 9.15.21

Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Deadline Extended; AB 1788 (Bloom) Clarification; Public comment period for Oxitec CA project is open; MVCAC Trustee Training; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC…

News Brief 9.8.21

Jennifer Henke Elected ESA Vice President Elect; Public comment period for Oxitec CA project is open; Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Now Open; MVCAC Trustee Training; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due…

News Brief 9.1.21

Public comment period for Oxitec CA project is open; Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Now Open; MVCAC Trustee Training; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; Special…

News Brief 8.25.21

Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Now Open; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; Special Collection: Genetic Control of Mosquitoes; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission…

News Brief 8.18.21

Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Now Open; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; Special Collection: Genetic Control of Mosquitoes; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission…

News Brief 8.11.21

Nominating Committee Report; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; July Board Meeting Minutes Now Available; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post…

News Brief 8.4.21

Updates to MVCAC Member Resources Page; Nominating Committee Report; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With…

News Brief 7.28.2021

Updates to MVCAC Member Resources Page; Nominating Committee Report; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With…

News Brief 7.21.2021

Nominating Committee Report; NPDES Update; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; AMCA Final Push for Federal Funding – We Need Your Help; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information;…

News Brief 7.14.21

NPDES Update; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Agency…

News Brief 7.7.21

MVCAC Secures State Funding for CalSurv; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; 2021 MVCAC Annual Meeting – On Demand now available!; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share…

News Brief 6.30.21

MVCAC Secures State Funding for CalSurv; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; CalOSHA ETS – N95 Program; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; AMCA Research Fund Request for Pre-Proposals Now Open!; 2021 MVCAC…

Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters

The Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC) will hold its 90th Annual Conference February 7-9 2022 at the Sacramento Convention Center and Sheraton Grand hotel. You are invited to submit a paper or poster for presentation at the conference. Presentations should be related to mosquitoes or other vectors, the disease organisms they transmit,…

News Brief 6.23.21

Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; 2020 MVCAC Proceedings On Sale!; CalOSHA ETS – N95 Program; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; New CEU Process; AMCA Research Fund Request for Pre-Proposals Now Open!; 2021 MVCAC Annual Meeting – On Demand now available!; MVCAC Monthly…

USU biologist using innovative research to track mosquitos

From the Cache Valley Daily March 17, 2021 LOGAN —  While most people consider mosquitos an annoying pest, Utah State University Assistant Biology Professor Norah Saarman wanted to examine how they can spread infectious diseases. “Our goal was to use images from space to see if we could predict how distant genetic mosquitos were or…

News Briefs 12.11.20

MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; 2021 Sentinel Chicken Orders; 88th Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings and Papers Available Now; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Giant…

News Briefs 12.04.2020

Utility Vaults and Mosquito Production Survey; MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; 88th Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings and Papers Available Now; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs…

News Briefs 11.13.2020

Your Support Needed; MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; Volume 88 of the MVCAC Proceedings Available Now; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19 ; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Giant Asian Hornets;…

2022 Annual Conference

February 7-9, 2022: Annual Conference, Sacramento Convention Center February 10, 2022: Board meeting, Sheraton Hotel Registration Now OPEN!! Click here to register online now Click here to download the registration form Pre-Registration deadline is January 7, 2022. Anyone not registered by the January 7, 2022 deadline will have to register onsite. There is an additional…

Tackling Zika Transmission at the Source With Genetically Engineered Resistant Mosquitoes

From Contagion Live February 14, 2019 As several Zika virus vaccine candidates undergo clinical trials, a group of investigators is taking an alternate approach to quell transmission by genetically engineering mosquitoes to be resistant to the virus. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a team from…

How does the Zika virus prevent immune responses against itself?

From the Medical News Bulletin November 7, 2018 When the immune system first comes into contact with a virus, it generates responses in an attempt to identify and eliminate the threat. In order to avoid detection and an immune response against them, many viruses attack immune cells such as specialized white blood cells called macrophages. The Zika…

Zika Virus Strips Immune Cells of their Identity

From UC San Diego Health September 10, 2018 acrophages are immune cells that are supposed to protect the body from infection by viruses and bacteria. Yet Zika virus preferentially infects these cells. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have now unraveled how the virus shuts down the genes that make macrophages…

Your dog’s flea meds might one day protect you from Zika

From Science Magazine July 5, 2018 Each year, thousands of people suffer from malaria, the Zika virus, and other diseases transmitted by pests such as mosquitoes. However, humans may soon be in the clear, thanks to the drugs used to protect man’s best friend from fleas and ticks. In a new study, researchers found that…

How a Drug For Pets May Help Prevent Zika and Malaria

From TIME July 2, 2018 Diseases spread by pests like mosquitoes and fleas remain global health problems. To prevent transmission, public health strategy has largely focused on using insecticides or bed nets. Vaccines are also under development for diseases like Zika, but few are approved for use. Now, a new study suggests that medicines already used for pets to protect against fleas…

News Brief 03.30.18

NEW! HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; Call for Proceedings Papers; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Orders; AMCA – UAS in Mosquito Control Survey; Survey for Bee Services; MVCAC Partners on 2018 Special District Legislative Days; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News…

News Brief 03.23.18

2018 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Call for Proceedings Papers; AMCA – UAS in Mosquito Control Survey; Survey for Bee Services; MVCAC Partners on 2018 Special District Legislative Days; MVCAC Participates in 2018 California Agriculture Day; Western Scrub-Jay name change to California Scrub-Jay; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates;…

News Brief 03.16.18

MVCAC Spring Meeting; NEW! HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Call for Proceedings Papers; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner Click here…

News Brief 03.09.18

MVCAC Spring Meeting; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Call for Proceedings Papers; NEW! HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner Click here…

News Brief 03.02.18

MVCAC Spring Meeting; MVCAC Yearbook Survey 2018; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Call for Proceedings Papers; Presentation Slides from MVCAC Annual Conference; NEW! HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your…

News Briefs 12.29.17

IT Survey and GIS Survey; CDPH “Don’t Bring Zika Home” Materials Now Available!; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; 2017 Proceedings & Papers; Agency Spotlight; District Trustee Information Form; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!;…

News Briefs 12.22.17

86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; Agency Spotlight; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; 2017 Proceedings & Papers; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; District Trustee Information Form; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner…

News Briefs 12.15.17

IT Survey and GIS Survey; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; 2017 Proceedings & Papers; Agency Spotlight; District Trustee Information Form; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner Click here to…

We Just Used Genetic Engineering to Create Completely Yellow, Three-Eyed, Wingless Mosquitoes

From Futurism November 15, 2017 SELF-DESTRUCTING MOSQUITOES Gene editing is an incredibly powerful technique, made faster and more capable by CRISPR, which is the world’s most efficient and exact genetic manipulation tool. Now, in an effort to demonstrate how gene editing could be used to eradicate the mosquito species Aedes aegypti —a major carrier of diseases like dengue,…

News Briefs 01.20.17

84th Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings & Papers Available Now!; February Board Meeting and Lobby Day; Proposed MVCAC Policy Changes; 2017 Annual Conference; Young Professionals Event at AMCA Annual Meeting; Job Opening; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks Click here to view

News Briefs 01.13.17

84th Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings & Papers Available Now!; February Board Meeting and Lobby Day; Job Opening; Proposed MVCAC Policy Changes; 2017 Annual Conference; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks Click here to view

Member Publications

Identification of the Mosquitoes of California 2021 MVCAC Yearbook MVCAC Bylaws: Click here to view the MVCAC Bylaws MVCAC Policy Manual: Click here to view the most recent version of the MVCAC Policy Manual (2020) Fishes in California Mosquito Control Use of Fish for Mosquito Control (World Health Organization, 2003) The following items can be…

Become a Member

MVCAC Corporate Membership MVCAC Associate Membership MVCAC Affiliate Membership MVCAC Sustaining Membership  Membership Type Dues  Associate $50  Affiliate $100  Sustaining $1,500  Corporate Annual Operational Budget X .010; Minimum $500, Max $11,500 Learn more about the benefits of MVCAC membership.

MVCAC Committees

Executive Truc Dever Greater Los Angeles County VCD (562) 944-9656 ext 501 tdever@glacvcd.org CalSurv  Chris Barker UC Davis CVEC (530) 752-0151 cmbarker@ucdavis.edu Information Technology Dan Fisher Sacramento-Yolo MVCD (916) 685-1022 dfisher@fightthebite.net Integrated Vector Management Jake Hartle Placer MVCD (916) 531-7685 jakeh@placermosquito.org Laboratory Technologies Eric Haas-Stapleton Alameda County MAD (510) 783-7744 Eric.Haas@mosquitoes.org Ad Hoc Drone Committee…