Environment
crane fly

They’re Back! Spring is Crane Fly Season in San Diego County

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San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but in San Diego County in the spring we have crane flies! Especially after wet winters like the one we’ve just had. Crane flies look like giant mosquitoes, but they’re not. Some people think they eat mosquitoes, but they don’t. So, what are they?

Environment

The Man to Bug About Bugs

| 4:16 PM

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
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VIDEO: Mount Hope Sprayed For Mosquitoes After Positive Travel-related Zika Case

| 3:48 PM

County Vector Control inspectors found Aedes mosquito larvae and adult mosquitoes near the person’s residence, and as a result, plan to spray early next week to kill any adult mosquitoes.