Mosquito & Vector News

93rd Annual MVCAC Conference – Call for Papers Open!

The theme for the 93rd Annual MVCAC Conference is “Vector Control- A path to a more hospitable world”. The prime topics for consideration are below but please consider submitting even if your paper…

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National Mosquito Control Awareness Week – June 16-22, 2024

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, observed June 16-22, 2024, educates residents about mosquitoes and how to help prevent the spread of mosquito-transmitted diseases. Join us in spreading the word within…

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CDPR has approved WB1 Males for use in California

Following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s registration of Mosquito Mate’s Aedes aegypti WB1 male mosquitoes, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation approved the use of WB1 males in California. For information about plans to…

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Association Updates

MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2024-25 Dues

It’s that time of year again! Please fill out and email or fax back this year’s MVCAC Fiscal Status Report Form for your district’s MVCAC dues to be calculated. Dues…

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2025 MVCAC Plenary Speaker Announced

Monday morning,  January 27 Historical and Personal Reflections on Mosquito Ecology and Control Phil Lounibos, PHD Bio: A sixth-generation Californian, Phil Lounibos grew up on a chicken farm in Petaluma.…

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SB 1251 (Stern) Passed the Senate

SB 1251 (Stern), sponsored by MVCAC, passed the Senate almost unanimously and now goes on to the Assembly. SB 1251 would allow mosquito control districts to request a plan be…

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