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News Briefs 02.17.17

President’s Day; 2017 Annual Conference; EPA’s Risk Assessment Models – Survey; Salary Survey Announcement; Local Participation Needed; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Job Opening: Vector Ecologist, San Joaquin County MVCD; NPDES Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 02.10.17

2017 Annual Conference; Salary Survey Announcement; Local Participation Needed; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Survey: Overcoming Financial & Institutional Barriers to Local Adaptation; Job Opening: Vector Ecologist, San Joaquin County MVCD; Job Opening: District Manager; NPDES Notification for 2017; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 02.03.17

February Board Meeting and Lobby Day; Proposed MVCAC Policy Changes; 2017 Annual Conference; 2017 – 2018 MVCAC Meeting Dates Posted!; Survey: Overcoming Financial & Institutional Barriers to Local Adaptation; Job Opening: Vector Ecologist, San Joaquin County MVCD; Job Opening: District Manager; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; NPDES Notification for 2017; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 01.27.17

February Board Meeting and Lobby Day; Proposed MVCAC Policy Changes; 2017 Annual Conference; Young Professionals Event at AMCA Annual Meeting; Job Opening: District Manager; Job Opening: General Manager; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

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

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

News Briefs 01.06.17

85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 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

News Briefs 12.30.16

MVCAC Offices Closed 12/23 and 12/26; 85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; February Board Meeting and Lobby Day; Proposed MVCAC Administrative Policy Change; 2017 Annual Conference; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 12.22.16

MVCAC Offices Closed 12/23 and 12/26; 85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; February Board Meeting and Lobby Day; Proposed MVCAC Administrative Policy Change; 2017 Annual Meeting; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 12.16.16

85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; December Planning Meeting Minutes Available Now; Jack Cavier Retiring from Glenn County MVCD; Min-Lee Cheng Retiring from West Valley MVCD; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; CDPH media release: Zika and Travel; DART holiday schedule; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 12.09.16

85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; 2017 Sentinel Chicken Orders; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 12.02.16

85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 11.23.16

December Planning Meeting/Workshop; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; 85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 11.18.16

MVCAC Fall Board Meeting Post Packet/Minutes Available Now; December Planning Meeting/Workshop; New Email Addresses for Merced County MAD; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; 85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 11.10.16

Mosquito Control and Vector-Borne Disease in California; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; December Planning Meeting/Workshop; 85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 11.04.16

2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; December Planning Meeting/Workshop; 85th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 10.28.16

DPR Brown Bag Lunch; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; December Planning Meeting/Workshop; 85th Annual Conference-Call for Papers & Posters; 2017 Annual Meeting; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 10.21.16

MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC Fall Meeting Trustee Training Session; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; December Planning Meeting/Workshop; DPR Brown Bag Lunch; 2017 Annual Meeting; 85th Annual Conference-Call for Papers & Posters; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 10.14.16

MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC Fall Meeting Trustee Training Session; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; December Planning Meeting/Workshop; 2017 Annual Meeting; 85th Annual Conference-Call for Papers & Posters; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 10.07.16

New MVCAC Staff Member; Award Recipient and Officer Elections for 2017; MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC Fall Meeting Trustee Training Session; 85th Annual Conference-Call for Papers & Posters; WNV Dead Bird Hotline closes soon; Participation Needed at CA Special Districts Association Conference; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; 2017 Annual Meeting; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 09.30.16

New MVCAC Staff Member; Award Recipient and Officer Elections for 2017; MVCAC Fall Meeting; Fiscal Status Reports Due; Participation Needed at CA Special Districts Association Conference; MVCAC Trustee Council Nominations; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 09.23.16

Award Recipient and Officer Elections for 2017; MVCAC Fall Meeting; Fiscal Status Reports Due; Participation Needed at CA Special Districts Association Conference; Don’t miss out on important AMCA updates!; AMCA – Job posting in TN; MVCAC Trustee Council Nominations; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 09.16.16

Fiscal Status Reports Due; Participation Needed at CA Special Districts Association Conference; MVCAC Trustee Council Nominations; MVCAC Fall Meeting; AMCA 2017 Annual Meeting Call for Papers Deadline Extended!; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 09.09.16

Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; Participation Needed at CA Special Districts Association Conference; MVCAC Trustee Council Nominations; MVCAC Fall Meeting; Call for Award Nominations!; Contact Change; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; Wing Beats Article deadline approaching; Mosquito spraying shouldn’t hurt bees; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 09.02.16

Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; MVCAC Trustee Council Nominations; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; Contact Change; New Delta VCD Hire; MVCAC Fall Meeting; Call for Award Nominations!; Save The Date – Webinar: “Guidelines for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus Surveillance and Insecticide Resistance Testing”; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 08.26.16

Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; MVCAC Trustee Council Nominations; 2017 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications; Contact Change; MVCAC Fall Meeting; Call for Award Nominations!; CDPH Zika/Aedes webpage updates; NPDES Coalition Members; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 08.19.16

Contact Change; MVCAC Summer Meeting Minutes Available Now; Call for Award Nominations!; MVCAC Fall Meeting; New Video Available for use by Mosquito Abatement Districts; NPDES Coalition Members; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 08.12.16

Contact Change; Call for Award Nominations!; NPDES Coalition Members; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 08.05.16

Call for Award Nominations!; NPDES Coalition Members; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 07.22.16

Call for Award Nominations!; NPDES Coalition Members; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; CDPH Reports Increased West Nile Virus Activity Statewide; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 07.15.16

MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/21/16; Call for Award Nominations!; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 07.08.16

MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/21/16; Call for Proceedings Papers – DUE TODAY; NPDES Coalition Members; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 07.01.16

July 4th Holiday; MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/21/16; NPDES Coalition Members; Call for Proceedings Papers; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; Wing Beats – the California Edition!; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 06.24.16

MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/21/16; NPDES Coalition Members; Call for Proceedings Papers; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; Press Release: With Zika Taking Center Stage, We Can’t Forget About West Nile Virus; SB 272 Draft Language; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 06.17.16

MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/21/16; NPDES Coalition Members; Call for Proceedings Papers; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; SB 272 Draft Language; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreak

News Briefs 06.10.16

Save the Date: MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/21/16; NPDES Coalition Members; SB 272 Draft Language; Call for Proceedings Papers; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; Invasive Aedes Mosquitoes Widespread in Coachella; Enlisting Mosquitoes to Fight Zika; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 06.03.16

Save the Date: MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/22/16; 2016-17 MVCAC Yearbooks Available Now!; SB 272 Draft Language; Call for Proceedings Papers; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; California Zika Response Activities and Resources document (CDPH); CDC-AGO and sticky paper orders; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 05.27.16

Save the Date: MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/22/16; 2016-17 MVCAC Yearbooks Available Now!; SB 272 Draft Language; Call for Proceedings Papers; April 28th Board Meeting Post Report Available; Fiscal Status Reports Due 9/1/16; Update on DART testing for mosquitoes; Public Health Officer Cautions Californians to Avoid Mosquito Bites While Traveling; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks

News Briefs 05.20.16

Save the Date: MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/22/16; 2016-17 MVCAC Yearbooks Available Now!; Call for Proceedings Papers; Via West Valley MVCD: First indication of West Nile virus in Valley – 5 Samples positive; CDC Announces Funds for States and Territories to Prepare for Zika; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 05.13.16

Save the Date: MVCAC Summer Meeting 7/22/16; 2016-17 MVCAC Yearbooks Available Now!; Call for Proceedings Papers; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; Press Release – Invasive Aedes Mosquitoes Found in Coachella Valley; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 05.06.16

Call for Proceedings Papers; Pet Connection: How deadly heartworm disease spreads; Mosquito repellents that work and some that don’t; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 04.29.16

2016 Sentinel Chicken Orders; SB 1246 Update; Call for Proceedings Papers; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 04.22.16

MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; MVCAC 2016-2017 Proposed Budget Updated; MVCAC “Fight the Bite” Day; SB 1246 Update; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; Call for Proceedings Papers; Turlock MAD Email Address Changes; West Nile Virus and Mosquito And Vector Control Awareness Week April 17-23: Placer Focused on Preparedness and Prevention; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 04.15.16

MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; West Nile and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week and MVCAC “Fight the Bite” Day; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Orders; Vector Control Permit, Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ; Call for Proceedings Papers; West Nile Virus & Mosquito Awareness Week Open House at Santa Clara County VCD; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 04.08.16

MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; West Nile and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week and MVCAC “Fight the Bite” Day; Help MVCAC Stop SB 1246; Call for Proceedings Papers; Surveillance, insecticide resistance and control of an invasive Aedes aegypti; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Orders; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 04.01.16

MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; Help MVCAC Stop SB 1246; MVCAC Proceedings and Papers Submission Deadline June 6, 2016; MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; West Nile and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week and MVCAC “Fight the Bite” Day; Fight the Bite 5K in the Coachella Valley; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 03.25.16

MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 03.18.16

MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; Photos From the 2016 MVCAC Annual Conference in Sacramento; CDPH kdr resistance testing program for 2016; Press Release: SB 1246 Puts Californians at Increased Public Health Risk; Aedes Funding Survey March 2016; Additional information regarding Appendix B And D Administrative Policy Manual Proposed Revisions; New NPDES permit is up for adoption on March 1st; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; FDA predicts no significant environmental impact from GM mosquitoes; Delta VCD New Hire Announcement; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 03.11.16

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC Yearbook Questionnaire; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; Press Release: SB 1246 Puts Californians at Increased Public Health Risk; Aedes Funding Survey March 2016; Administrative Policy Manual Proposed Revisions; New NPDES permit is up for adoption on March 1st; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 03.04.16

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; MVCAC 2016 Spring Meeting; New NPDES permit is up for adoption on March 1st; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; We Can’t Expect the Government to Save Us From Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 02.26.16

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; 83rd Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings and Papers Available Now!; NPDES Notification for 2016; New NPDES permit is up for adoption on March 1st; AMCA Legislative & Regulatory Committee CALL TO ACTION; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; A Century of Mosquito Control in California: 1915 – 2015, by Joseph Wakoli Wekesa; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 02.19.16

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Photos Needed For MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference Slideshow; NPDES Notification for 2016; 83rd Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings and Papers Available Now!; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates

News Briefs 02.12.16

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Photos Needed For MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference Slideshow; MVCAC Press Release: Mosquito Control is Key to Preventing the Spread of Zika Virus; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; NPDES Notification for 2016; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; Lyme Disease: CDC Discovers New Bacteria Species; Infected Mosquitoes Enlisted to Stop Zika, Other Diseases; EJM: Zika Virus Associated with Microcephaly; Hawaii’s Big Island declares emergency over dengue fever infections

News Briefs 02.05.16

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; 84th Annual Conference Call for Posters; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; NPDES Notification for 2016; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; CAHAN Health Notification – News Release PH16-005 Guard Against Mosquito Bites; Zika mosquitoes’ habits may foil U.S. elimination efforts; Public Urged to Help with Invasive Mosquitoes Detection in Marin and Sonoma Counties; Zika Fact Sheet Released by Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control

News Briefs 01.29.16

84th Annual Conference Call for Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; NPDES Notification for 2016; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; As Zika concerns mount, airlines and cruise ship companies offer refunds to pregnant women; Pregnant Woman in NYC Is One of 31 Infected With Zika Virus in US; Zika Fact Sheet; WHO Warns Of Zika Virus’s ‘Alarming’ And ‘Explosive’ Spread

News Briefs 01.22.16

84th Annual Conference Call for Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; NPDES Notification for 2016; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; If pregnant, beware of travel to countries with Zika virus; Zika Virus May be Linked to Surge in Rare Syndrome in Brazil; Genetically Modified Mosquitoes May End Zika Virus Woes In Brazil; Dengue is an ‘epidemic,’ says Health minister

News Briefs 01.15.16

New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; 84th Annual Conference Call for Posters; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; CDC: Strong signs Brazil birth defects are tied to mosquito; Backyard Chickens Harbor Greater Diversity of Ticks, Mites, and Lice than Farm-raised Chickens; The Quest to Make a Better Mosquito Repellent; C.D.C. May Warn Pregnant Women Against Travel to Countries With Zika Virus

News Briefs 01.08.16

MVCAC Planning Meeting Minutes & Reports; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; 2016 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; MVCAC Opposes Bill That Would Alter County Appointment Process For District Trustees; New on MVCAC.org: Updates and Topic Memos From MVCAC Legal Counsel; In Memory of Glen Collett; Preparing for an Invasion of Tigers–or Tiger Mosquitoes, Anyway

News Briefs 12.23.15

MVCAC Holiday Office Hours; New Members-Only Area on MVCAC.org; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; 2016-17 MVCAC Committee Budget Items Due 12/31/15; OPR General Plan Workshop; Southern Region Sentinel Chicken Pick-up Options; Blanning & Baker Email; Fall/Winter Legislator Year End Letter Template; Mosquitos thriving in burn area; More travelers bringing home mosquito-borne illnesses; Yellow fever mosquito found in Lake Forest; Dengue fever outbreak in Hawaii has global impact

News Briefs 12.18.15

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC 2016 Legislative Day; Blanning & Baker Email; 2016-17 MVCAC Committee Budget Items Due 12/31/15; Fall/Winter Legislator Year End Letter Template; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; Outbreak of Microcephaly Connected to Zika Virus in Brazil; US and Mexico must work to prevent future outbreaks of mosquito-transmitted diseases; ‘Deficiencies’ found in dengue effort; Assessment offers ‘map to guide’ battle against mosquitoes; Be Prepared for the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly, Entomologists Warn; 5 Must-Know Facts About Chikungunya

News Briefs 12.11.15

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Fall/Winter Legislator Year End Letter Template; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; Your Brain’s Take on Public Health Campaigns; First Dengue Fever Vaccine Approved by Mexico; A day in the life of a vector control officer: It’s not all just mosquitoes; Big Screen Entertainment Group Sets Release Date for Mosquito-Man; CAHAN Health Notification – Protect Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

News Briefs 12.04.15

MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Fall/Winter Legislator Year End Letter Template; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; General Plan Guidelines Updated; District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; Dengue outbreak: All deaths from mosquito-borne disease have been reported in Southern Taiwan; Chikungunya, A Mosquito-Borne Virus, Might Be Scarier Than We Thought; CDC joins investigation as dengue fever cases in Hawaii tops 100

News Briefs 11.25.15

MVCAC Office closed; MVCAC December Planning Meeting Update; Resistance Workshop Survey; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; General Plan Guidelines Updated; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; 2016 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; Commercial Poultry Visits by State, City, and County Personnel

News Briefs 11.20.15

MVCAC December Planning Meeting Update; Resistance Workshop Survey; MVCAC Fall Board Meeting Minutes and Reports; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; General Plan Guidelines Updated; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; 2016 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; Breadfruit a possible mosquito repellent; Marina man diagnosed with likely case of mosquito-born malaria; Zika Virus 101: One More Mosquito-Borne Disease To Worry About; 2015 YouTube Your Entomology Contest Finalists; State says dengue fever outbreak could last for ‘months’

News Briefs 11.13.15

MVCAC December Planning Meeting Update; MVCAC Fall Board Meeting Minutes and Reports; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; General Plan Guidelines Updated; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; 2016 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; WEST NILE: State, county break records for deaths; El Nino-Driven Rains Spur Second Mosquito Season in Southern US; Healthy humans can give dengue virus to mosquitos; Rat poisons claim another unintended victim: the mountain lion known as P-34; Looking for mosquito repellent on Hawaii Island? Good luck

News Briefs 11.06.15

MVCAC December Planning Meeting Update; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminde; Proposed MVCAC Mosquitofish/Aquaculture Workshops (Survey); District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; 2016 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Kalama Valley residents warned of potential dengue case; City girls create ecofriendly community mosquito repellent system; Chikungunya, West Nile virus and mosquito control in the US: A chat with Clarke’s Dr. Rajeev Vaidyan; Mosquitoes not going quietly; Asian Tiger Mosquito’s Disease-Spreading Potential Worries Health Officials

News Briefs 10.30.15

MVCAC December Planning Meeting Update; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminde; District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; Proposed MVCAC Mosquitofish/Aquaculture Workshops (Survey); 2016 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; LA Times – Aggressive nonnative mosquitoes spreading across state carry disease risk; Chickens in Simi Valley test positive for West Nile virus; West Nile Virus increases in San Bernardino; Oregon teen contracts bubonic plague, 16th case in US this year; Vampires in The Sheets: The Terrible, Anxious Dread of a Bed Bug Infestation

News Briefs 10.23.15

MVCAC Fall Meeting; District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; Trustee Council Elections; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; MVCAC December Planning Meeting Update; Proposed MVCAC Mosquitofish/Aquaculture Workshops (Survey); 2016 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Robert Gay-Alameda VC Manager; West Nile Virus Deaths Increase to Four; Aggressive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases found in California; Hunt expands for tropical mosquitoes in Mission Viejo; Horse in El Dorado County infected with West Nile virus

News Briefs 10.16.15

MVCAC Fall Meeting; District Managers and Regional Reps – We Need Your Input On Issue Experts; Trustee Council Elections; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; MVCAC December Planning Meeting Update; Proposed MVCAC Mosquitofish/Aquaculture Workshops (Survey); 2015 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Yellow Fever Mosquitoes Discovered in South Orange County; CAHAN Health Notification; Mosquitoes in Pittsburg and Bird in Danville Test Positive for West Nile Virus; Michael Parrella is leaving UC Davis for Idaho; West Nile Virus Alert Update – West Valley MVCD; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 10.09.15

Proposed MVCAC Mosquitofish/Aquaculture Workshops (Survey); Election of MVCAC Honorary Members and Award for Meritorious Service; Trustee Council Elections; Input from your district needed; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; MVCAC Fall Meeting; 2015 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; REGION: Yellow fever mosquitoes found in Inland area spark concern; Rains propel West Nile Virus surge in San Bernardino County; Corona Neighborhood Sprayed for Mosquitoes in Battle Against West Nile Virus; Therapy for Malaria Wins 2015 Nobel Prize; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 10.02.15

MVCAC Fall Meeting Agendas and Reports; Proposed MVCAC Mosquitofish/Aquaculture Workshops (Survey); Election of MVCAC Honorary Members and Award for Meritorious Service; Trustee Council Elections; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; Input from your district needed; MVCAC Fall Meeting; 2015 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Chickens in Oakley and Bird in Danville Test Positive for West Nile Virus; How California’s Drought Affects Residents’ Health; Officials: San Diego Woman Died From West Nile Virus; 92% people unaware that mosquito causes dengue: Survey; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 09.25.15

Election of MVCAC Honorary Members and Award for Meritorious Service; Trustee Council Elections; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports Reminder; MVCAC Fall Meeting; Input from your district needed; 2015 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Mosquitoes in Discovery Bay and Antioch Positive for West Nile Virus; Asian tiger mosquito found in San Diego for first time in 14 years; Stanford study highlights threat of tick-borne disease in Bay Area; Palo Alto Library Closes For Bed Bug Infestation; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 09.18.15

MVCAC Fall Board Meeting Items for Review; MVCAC Fall Meeting; 2015 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Now Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; Call for Photos: This Year in Mosquito Control; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Why climate change means more huge mosquito swarms in the Arctic; West Nile virus in the US: 708 cases, 29 deaths; For a female mosquito, the wrong guy can mean no babies; More Chickens Test Positive for WNV in Contra Costa County; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 09.11.15

2015 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Application Now Open; 84th Annual Conference First Call for Papers & Posters; MVCAC Fall Meeting; Call for Photos: This Year in Mosquito Control; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Nominations for Honorary Membership or Meritorious Service; Entomological Society of America Issues Statement on Tick-borne Diseases; West Nile Virus Activity Continues to Increase in Antelope Valley; Florida Entomology Student Designs a Better Mosquito Trap; Scientists Prove They Can Edit Mosquito Genes; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 09.04.15

Call for Photos: This Year in Mosquito Control; MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; Nominations for Honorary Membership or Meritorious Service; Gene-editing has potential to neutralize disease-carrying abilities of mosquitoes; To Avoid Mosquitoes, Stop Breathing and Be Invisible; Should we mix mosquito repellents and sunscreens?; Why Cameras Are Taking Thousands of Mosquito Pics; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 08.28.15

Call for Proceedings Papers; Call for Photos: This Year in Mosquito Control; MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Nominations for Honorary Membership or Meritorious Service; West Nile Virus has been detected in multiple cities within the San Gabriel Valley; Extremely High Numbers of West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes; Clovis Independent Article on ADAM Project; Delta VCD New Hire Announcement; 2014 VBDS Annual Report; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 08.21.15

Call for Proceedings Papers; Call for Photos: This Year in Mosquito Control; MVCAC Summer Meeting Minutes; MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC 2016 Annual Conference; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Nominations for Honorary Membership or Meritorious Service; Saint Louis Encephalitis and West Nile Virus Activity Continue in Coachella Valley; Coming to America: The story of chikungunya; Using Sweet Grass To Repel Mosquitoes; How Effective is Mosquito Repellent?; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 08.14.15

Call for Proceedings Papers; MVCAC Summer Meeting Minutes; MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; AMCA YP Webinar Invitation; West Nile virus – 2 more Human Cases Confirmed; Biological Control Escalates Mosquito Battle; Community group raises funds to expand water quality; High Tech Hope for Repelling Mosquitoes; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 08.07.15

Call for Proceedings Papers; MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Professional Photos For Your Use from Contra Costa MVCD; District Urges Extreme Caution – Human Case Confirmed in Ontario; In praise of invasive species; AMCA Legislative Update; West Nile virus found in sentinel chickens, more mosquitoes in Lake County; 12-Year Old Child Catches The Plague During Visit To Yosemite; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 07.31.15

Call for Proceedings Papers; MVCAC Fall Meeting; MVCAC Summer Meeting Minutes and Reports; South San Joaquin Valley Region – Update; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Professional Photos For Your Use from Contra Costa MVCD; NIH-funded vaccine for West Nile virus enters human clinical trials; More Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Sonoma County; As West Nile season heats up, mosquito fight waged with fish, chickens; At least two people sickened in Tulare County by West Nile; Spraying for West Nile virus intensifies around Woodland; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 07.24.15

Call for Proceedings Papers; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; MVCAC WOTUS Definition; West Nile virus Prevalent Throughout District Mosquito Samples; CDPH Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Death of 2015; Scientists discover genetic markers for mosquito resistance to insecticides; West Nile Virus Detected in First Chickens of 2015 in East Contra Costa County; An Unexpected Health Consequence Of The California Drought; Climate Change and Mosquitoes: A Deadly Combination for Hawaii’s Rare Birds; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 07.17.15

Register for Summer Meeting; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Call for Proceedings Papers; Why Mosquitoes Will Always Track You Down; California reports 1st human West Nile virus cases in Butte County, detected after blood donation; Petaluma mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 07.10.15

Register for Summer Meeting; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Vanderbilt Researchers Develop Antibodies to Fight Chikungunya Virus; West Nile virus already in more California counties this season than last year; UK researchers identify new way to kill the malaria parasite; Call for Proceedings Papers; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 07.01.15

July 4th Holiday; Register for Summer Meeting; MVCAC Summer Board/Committee Meetings; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Record Number of Mosquito Samples Test Positive For West Nile Virus in the Coachella Valley; Call for Proceedings Papers; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 06.26.15

Register for Summer Meeting; MVCAC Summer Board/Committee Meetings; Press Release: California’s Hot, Dry Summer Calls for Robust Mosquito Abatement; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; WVMVCD Press Release: Vector Board Approves Novel Method of Mosquito Control; Call for Proceedings Papers; AMCA Call for Papers Now Open; New MVCAC Staff Member; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 06.19.15

Register for Summer Meeting; New MVCAC Staff Member; End of Cycle – June 30th; MVCAC Featured in ACWA Newsletter; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Call for Proceedings Papers; Unmaintained Swimming Pools Becoming Breeding Grounds; Vector Control Agencies to Step up Efforts Against Invasive Mosquitoes; West Nile Virus Detected in First Mosquitoes of 2015 in Contra Costa County; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 06.12.15

Register for Summer Meeting; End of Cycle – June 30th; Merced County MAD Email Address Changes; Staffing for Statewide Conferences; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Call for Proceedings Papers; Orange County MVCD – Discovery Cube Orange County Reveals Exciting New Science Exhibits; West Nile Virus Antibodies Detected in Sentinel Chicken; West Nile Virus Spreads to La Quinta; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 06.05.15

Register for Summer Meeting; End of Cycle – June 30th; VBDS staffing and county assignment changes; Staffing for Statewide Conferences; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Call for Proceedings Papers; Another View: Mosquito research is a good use of cap-and-trade money; CDPH, VBDS Plague Surveillance Program 2015; AMCA Executive Director; This Bug Is Deadlier Than Humans – and a Costly Killer, Too; NPDES Regulatory Relief bill introduced in the Senate!; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 05.29.15

New email option for WNV Dead Bird Surveillance; Register for Summer Meeting; Staffing for Statewide Conferences; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Call for Proceedings Papers; Exam 72 Results Posted; What really works against bug bites; Coffee May Be the Future of Mosquito Control; MVCAC Archive; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 05.22.15

MVCAC Spring Board Meeting Minutes; Staffing for Statewide Conferences; CDPH Certification and Re-certification Updates; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Call for Proceedings Papers; Register for Summer Meeting; MVCAC Archive; West Nile Virus Transmission Identified Near Salton Sea; Mosquitoes in Tulare County found with West Nile virus; Gene turns female mosquitoes into males; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 05.15.15

MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Reports; Call for Proceedings Papers; Register for Summer Meeting; MVCAC Archive; CEU Scanner Update; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 05.08.15

Register for Summer Meeting; Proceedings Submission Deadline; Register for Summer Meeting; CEU Scanner Update; CVEC Address Change; Category D Exam Manual; CDPH May Exam UPDATE; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 05.01.15

MVCAC 2015 Spring Meeting; Category D Exam Manual; CDPH May Exam UPDATE; First Sign of West Nile Virus in Coachella; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 04.24.15

UPDATED Spring Meeting Board Packet; Spring Meeting; MVCAC Website Survey; MVCAC Hosts Fight the Bite Day at the Capitol; CNBC – Battling mosquito-borne diseases in dry California; Continuing Education Cycle Update; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 04.17.15

UPDATED Spring Meeting Board Packet; Spring Meeting; WNV Awareness Week Press Release; Up in the Sky, it’s a Bird, a Mosquito, it’s Vector Control!; Continuing Education Cycle Update; AMCA Washington Conference; CDPH kdr Resistance Testing Program; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 04.10.15

Spring Meeting Board Packet; Spring Meeting; Charlie Dill’s Passing; AMCA Washington Conference; California Dreamin’; Bite & Breed Like an Aegypti; CDPH kdr Resistance Testing Program; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 04.03.15

Spring Meeting; CDPH kdr Resistance Testing Program; AMOR Season Begins Next Week; Charlie Dill’s Passing; Mosquito Awareness Week; 2015 Mosquito Pool Tests; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 03.27.15

Legislative Day; Mosquito Awareness Week; New Paid Sick Leave Requirement; MVCAC District Logins Available Now!; Spring Meeting; Webinar: Managing Pesticide Application and Resistance Testing (PART); 2015 Mosquito Pool Tests; Data Collection; MVCAC News Brief Email Archive; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline; MVCAC.org Login Instructions
 

News Briefs 03.20.15

Spring Meeting Agenda Items; MVCAC District Logins Available Now!; MVCAC Lobby Day Information; Spring Meeting; Coachella Valley MVCD Honored; Webinar: Managing Pesticide Application and Resistance Testing (PART); 2015 Mosquito Pool Tests; Data Collection; NEW!…MVCAC News Brief Email Archive; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 03.13.15

Spring Meeting Agenda Items; 2015 Mosquito Pool Tests; Data Collection; NPDES Reports Follow-up; MVCAC Legislative Day; Spring Meeting; CVMVCD Fight the Bite Computer Game; WNV Dead Bird Testing and Hotline

News Briefs 03.06.15

MVCAC Has Moved!; 2015 Mosquito Pool Tests; Data Collection; MVCAC Legislative Day; Spring Meeting; 2015 Chicken Orders; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 02.27.15

MVCAC is Moving!; Data Collection; 2015 MVCAC Yearbooks; MVCAC Legislative Day; Spring Meeting; 2015 Chicken Orders; NPDES Update; Rain And Warm Weather Contributes To Unseasonable Mosquito Boom; California’s drought could mean another bad year for West Nile; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 02.20.15

MVCAC Move; Data Collection; 2015 MVCAC Yearbooks; MVCAC Legislative Day; Spring Meeting; 2015 Chicken Orders; NPDES Update; William Reisen: Meritorious Service Award; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 02.13.15

Data Collection; 2015 MVCAC Yearbooks; AMCA…2015 Washington Day; MVCAC Legislative Day; Spring Meeting; 2015 Chicken Orders; NPDES Update; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 02.06.15

2015 MVCAC Yearbooks; Annual Conference Survey; Trustee Anniversary Poster; MVCAC Legislative Day; 2015 Chicken Orders; NPDES Update; Tickborne Relapsing Fever; Lyme Disease; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 01.30.15

Annual Conference; MVCAC Legislative Day; NPDES Update; 2015 Chicken Orders; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 01.23.15

See you at the Conference!; NPDES Update; 2015 Chicken Orders; Managing Mosquitoes by Cracking a Few Eggs; 83rd Annual Conference Update; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 01.16.15

Agenda and Packet Available; 2015 Chicken Orders; NPDES Update; Awareness and Support of Release of Genetically Modified “Sterile” Mosquitoes; Webinar on 1/22/2015; 83rd Annual Conference Update; Munzy Memorial Golf Tournament; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 01.09.15

Registration Closing!; Aquaculture Workshop; 2015 Chicken Orders; NPDES Update; Maybe It’s Not Lyme Disease; Call for Posters EXTENDED; 83rd Annual Conference; Munzy Memorial Golf Tournament; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 01.02.15

Happy New Year!; Register today; Recognizing District Trustees; Drones and Malaria; Painful Virus Sweeps Central America; Call for Posters EXTENDED; 83rd Annual Conference; Munzy Memorial Golf Tournament; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 12.19.14

Recognizing District Trustees; Dr. Kate Scannell: When mosquitoes go viral ; The debilitating outbreak sweeping the Americas; Call for Posters EXTENDED; 83rd Annual Conference; Munzy Memorial Golf Tournament; MVCAC.org Login Instructions

News Briefs 12.12.14

Redesigned News Briefs;  Recognizing District Trustees; Vector Control Seeks Public Input; Scale-up in Effective Malaria Control; Call for Posters EXTENDED; 83rd Annual Conference; Munzy Memorial Golf Tournament; MVCAC.org Login Instructions