Mosquito season is upon us, and if you enjoy spending time outdoors, you’re probably wondering if there’s anything you can do to deter mosquitoes from your yard. Nothing wrecks a summer evening quite like serving as a feast for mosquitoes, and little is more distracting than being covered in itchy bites. In this article, the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) expounds on different but complementary approaches to reducing the mosquito population while explaining that mosquito control is just as much an individual responsibility as it is a public one. “An efficient way to control mosquitoes is to find and eliminate their larval habitat,” according to the AMCA. Mosquito larvae thrive in stagnant water. While you can easily get rid of mosquito larvae fountainheads in your own yard, controlling some sources of standing or slow-moving water “may require community-wide effort.”  READ MORE.

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