Environment
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Bug Season, Part Two!

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Get ready for “buggy” spring — part two! If you think our recent wintry cold snap may have ended the increased numbers of bugs we’ve seen this spring, think again.

Environment
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The Man to Bug About Bugs

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Even if you’ve never met Chris Conlan, you still might recognize him. That’s because the supervising vector ecologist has been the County’s most visible “bug and critter guy,” for the last 14 ½ years, doing hundreds of media interviews and appearing on your TV and in your newspapers. And it all started with a butterfly net.

Health
Larvicide Drop

Mosquito Season is Back; County Conducts First Larvicide Drop of 2017

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The County of San Diego’s Vector Control Program will drop its first batch of larvicide of the year on 48 rivers, streams, ponds and other waterways to kill mosquito larvae Wednesday. (Update 4/19/17: Conditions did not allow all sites to be treated Wednesday. Remaining sites will be treated Thursday.)

Consumer
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Spring Cleaning: Do it Right, Stay Safe

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It’s that time of year. Spring is back, which means it’s time to roll up your sleeves and tackle those big cleaning projects around the house before the summer heat arrives! We’ve got five tips to help you make sure you clean thoroughly and keep you and your family safe year-round!