Suffolk Vector Control Scheduled for Tuesday, May 6

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Helicopters will be used to control mosquito larvae.

Suffolk County, NY - May 5, 2014 - The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued the next suitable day.
 
Time and date of the application: May 6, 2014 5:00 AM- 8:00 PM
Method of application: Low altitude, large droplet liquid application
Name of Pesticide: Vectobac 12AS (Bti)
Approximate locations - Marshes will be treated as shown:

Town of Babylon

Treat?

Town of Brookhaven (cont.)

Treat?

Sore Thumb

Yes

Fireplace Neck

Yes

Oak Beach

Yes

Wertheim NWR

 

Oak Beach North

 

Manor of St. George

 

West Gilgo

 

Smith Point North

Yes

Gilgo

 

Johns Neck Creek

Yes

Cedar Beach

 

Mastic Beach

Yes

Cedar Beach Golf Course

 

Pattersquash Island

 

Oak Island

 

Town of Southampton

 

Ox/Helicopter Island

 

Stokes Poges

Yes

Gilgo Island

 

Jagger Lane

Yes

Town of Islip

 

Apacuck Point

 

Robert Moses CG Station

 

Moneybogue Bay

 

Clam Pond

 

Westhampton Dunes

Yes

Captree Island East

 

Dune Rd (Overton)

Yes

Gardiner Park

Yes

Meadow Lane

Yes

Admiralty/Isbrandtsen

 

North Haven

 

Scully

 

Iron Point

 

Seatuck NWR

 

North Sea

Yes

Islip Preserve

 

Town of East Hampton

 

Quintuck Creek

Yes

Napeague

Yes

Heckscher State Park

Yes

Beach Hampton

Yes

Timber Point

 

Accabonac Harbor

Yes

Idle Hour

Yes

Town of Riverhead

 

Pepperidge Hall

Yes

Indian Island

Yes

Ludlows Creek

Yes

Overlook - Aquebogue

 

West Oak Recreation

Yes

Crescent Duck Farm

Yes

West Sayville GC

 

Aquebogue Farm

Yes

Namkee Creek

 

Millar Farm

Yes

Town of Brookhaven

 

Union Ave

Yes

Sayville YC

Yes

Pier Avenue

Yes

Stillman Creek

 

Town of Southold

 

Pine Neck Ave. (Swan River)

Yes

New Suffolk

Yes

Roe Ave. (Mud Creek)

Yes

Great Hog Neck

Yes

Abets Creek

 

Kerwin Blvd.

 

Hedges Creek

Yes

Pipes Neck Creek

Yes

Lyman Marsh

Yes

Pipes Cove

 

Bellport Bay

Yes

Town of Smithtown

 

Beaverdam Creek

 

Sunken Meadow

 

 

The products used by Vector Control are registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and are applied in accordance with the required State and Federal permits.
 
No precautions are recommended to prepare for this spraying, as the helicopter will be flying at a very low level over marsh areas and taking other precautions to control drift into inhabited areas. Human exposure from this operation is unlikely and the products involved have no significant human toxicity. 
 
For current and future notices and/or further information:
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