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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Notice of Aerial Larval Control Application

Town Seal with Town Hall

Re:    Notice of Aerial Larval Control Application

 

In accordance with 333 CMR 13.04(7) (a & b), please consider this as notification of the potential spring (and summer if conditions warrant) aerial applications targeting mosquito larvae in the larger wetlands of the District.The Norfolk County Mosquito Control District will potentially be conducting helicopter applications of biorational larvicides to control mosquito larvae, should conditions warrant.  Go to the Districts website for targeted spring wetland locations.  The summer wetland locations will be posted before any application should it be warranted.  These potential applications will be conducted over specific large wetlands in the Towns of:

Avon/Bellingham/Braintree/Canton/Dedham/Dover/Foxboro/Franklin

Holbrook/Medfield/Medway/Millis/Milton/Needham/Norfolk/Norwood

Plainville/Quincy/Randolph/Sharon/Stoughton/Walpole/Westwood

Weymouth/Wrentham

 

Any potential applications may be conducted between April 4, and October 28, 2024.

 

The trade name of the possible formulations utilized will be any of the following:  VectoBac GR (EPA Reg. #73049-486); VectoBac G (EPA Reg. #73049-10): VectoBac GS (EPA Reg. #73049-10) VectoLex FG (EPA Reg. #73049-20), Natular G30 (EPA Reg. #8329-83), Duplex-G (EPA Reg. #89459-93), Altosid XR-G (EPA Reg. #2724-451), FourStar Bti CRG (EPA Reg. #85685-4), Altosid P35 (EPA Reg. #89459-95), MetaLarv S-PT (EPA Reg. No. 73049-475).  For further information contact David A. Lawson, Director at (781) 762-3681 or the Boards of Health in the towns listed above.  Information is also available on line at www.norfolkcountymosquito.org

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

David A. Lawson

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