Integrated Pest Management
The Lemon Fair Insect Control District is a municipal district comprised of three townships (Bridport, Cornwall and Weybridge) that was established in 2006 for the purpose of mosquito abatement. The district maintains a mosquito control program in collaboration with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture. We take an integrated pest management approach, which is an ecosystem-based strategy that focuses on long-term prevention through a combination of techniques such as biological control, habitat manipulation, and modification of cultural practices. Larvicides are used only after monitoring indicates they are needed, according to established guidelines; treatments are made with the goal of removing only the target organism. Pest control materials are selected and applied in a manner that minimizes risks to human health, beneficial and non-target organisms, as well as the environment.
For our Spring 2022 Newsletter, click HERE.
Watch NBC 5's 8/12/21 interview with our Field Biologist Craig Zondag about the current mosquito bloom by clicking HERE.
For the 8/9/21 VT Digger interview with Craig Zondag about the current situation, click HERE.
To listen to Ric Cengeri's WDEV interview with Field Biologist Craig Zondag about mosquitos in Vermont, click HERE.
For a New York Times article about the mosquito's impact world-wide, click HERE.
Here is our public notice of intent to treat.