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Wet Winter Means More Spring Mosquitos

With two wet winters in a row in Nevada County, mosquitos are already more numerous again. And with record rainfall this past winter, Nevada County Environmental Health Director Amy Irani says she expects a very early and active season. She says they’ve already received a number of calls for service…

click to listen to Amy Irani

Irani says problem areas are normally near rivers, including Penn Valley and Rough and Ready. There have also been service calls from people who live near the Rood Center and along Highway 49 up to North San Juan. Residents should start taking the usual precautions…

click to listen to Amy Irani

Irani says sentinel chicken coops have already been set up in those areas, to monitor the West Nile virus. The first mosquito fish giveaway has been pushed back to May 18th at the Rood Center, because of a fish shortage at Environmental Health. There are also two planned at the Fairgrounds on June 1st and June 29th.

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