Mosquito & Vector News

Second group of mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Sonoma County

From KRON4 October 18, 2021 COTATI, Calif. (KRON) – A group of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District. The district said on Monday that the adult mosquitoes were collected in traps in Sonoma County — This is the second sample group this year to test…

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Invasive Aedes mosquito expands reach in Los Angeles, Orange Counties

From the LA Times October 11, 2021 County vector control personnel informed Graham Jenkins and his wife late last month that the itchy bites on their ankles were the work of an insidious mosquito that had invaded their Gardena home — and that there was nothing they could do. “These little buggers are living with…

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Officials warn of invasive mosquito species surging in SoCal that aggressively bites humans

From KTLA October 7, 2021 Los Angeles County authorities are warning residents that an invasive species of tropical mosquitoes is becoming more prevalent in the region. The Aedes mosquitos are more aggressive against humans than other species in the area, and they’re difficult to get rid of because their ability to reproduce exponentially, experts say.…

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Association Updates

News Brief 10.20.2021

Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; MVCAC Drone Use and Interest Survey; Virtual Farewell Party for Truc Dever; Publication of Aedes notoscriptus Article in JME; October is CyberSecurity Awareness Month; 89th Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings and Papers Available Now; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member…

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News Brief 10.13.21

Tick Survey for MVCAC Members; 89th Volume of the MVCAC Proceedings and Papers Available Now; Publication of Aedes notoscriptus Article in JME; October is CyberSecurity Awareness Month; Send dead protected birds to CDFW for study at no cost to you; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post…

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News Brief 10.6.21

Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; October is CyberSecurity Awareness Month; Tick Survey for MVCAC Members; Send dead protected birds to CDFW for study at no cost to you; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Agency…

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