Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity and invasive mosquito detection: 8/15/2017-8/19/2017

Due to the collection of several West Nile virus positive mosquito samples as well as detection of the invasive mosquito Aedes aegypti within the city of Firebaugh, ultra low volume (ULV) application of insecticide will be made by truck starting on 8/15/2017 and ending 8/19/2017.  Treatments are scheduled to begin around 3:00 to 4:00 am but may[…]

MULTIPLE DETECTIONS OF THE INVASIVE MOSQUITO AEDES AEGYPTI IN FIREBAUGH

MULTIPLE DETECTIONS OF THE INVASIVE MOSQUITO AEDES AEGYPTI IN FIREBAUGH FIREBAUGH, CALIFORNIA – The Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District has detected an actively breeding population of the invasive mosquito Aedes aegypti in the city of Firebaugh.  The aggressive day-biting mosquito is a persistent pest wherever it establishes and poses a potential health risk due to its[…]

Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity and invasive mosquito detection: 8/1/2017-8/5/2017

Due to the collection of several West Nile virus positive mosquito samples as well as detection of the invasive mosquito Aedes aegypti within the city of Firebaugh, ultra low volume (ULV) application of insecticide will be made by truck starting on 8/1/2017 and ending 8/5/2017.  Treatments are scheduled to begin around 3:00 to 4:00 am but may[…]

Ultra Low Volume (ULV) spraying in response to West Nile virus activity and invasive mosquito detection: 7/27/2017-7/30/2017

Due to the collection of several West Nile virus positive mosquito samples as well as detection of the invasive mosquito Aedes aegypti within the city of Firebaugh, ultra low volume (ULV) application of insecticide will be made by truck starting on 7/27/2017 and ending early next week.  Treatments are scheduled to begin around 3:00 to 4:00[…]

ULV Spray Notification: West Nile virus Activity Response, 7/20/2017-7/28/2017

Due to West Nile virus activity (mosquito samples) in the District, Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting ultra-low volume applications of insecticide via truck in Firebaugh, South of Dos Palos, and around San Mateo Rd, South of Mendota.  Additional applications may be made in Eastern Mendota, depending on the results of ongoing surveillance.[…]

First Detection of WNV in Fresno County mosquitoes.

WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN WESTERN FRESNO COUNTY FIREBAUGH, CALIFORNIA – The Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District has received confirmation that mosquito samples collected in the census-designated place of Tranquility, in Western Fresno County have tested positive for West Nile virus (“WNV”). WNV is transmitted via the bite of Culex mosquitoes. Most people that contract[…]

9/1/2016: Mosquito Spraying Notification

In Response to West Nile Virus Activity (mosquito samples and dead birds) in the District, FWMAD will be conducted ultra-low volume applications of insecticide via truck in the city of Firebaugh, the community of Tranquility and various areas throughout the District. Please see map below for intended application sites (subject to change). For questions, please[…]