Aerial Larvicide Spraying in Suffolk July 31

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Parts of Suffolk County will be sprayed to control the mosquito population.

Update - 5:00 PM - Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing annual effort to control adult mosquitoes.
 
The following treatments are for Vector Control:
Time and date of the application: July 31, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Approximate location(s): Water Island, Atlantique, Summer Club and Fire Island Pines on Fire Island Sites to be treated: – All streets in the Villages.
Method of Treatment: Ground spraying - Ultra Low Volume Aerosol
 
Suffolk County, NY - July 31, 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 week day.
 
Time and date of the application: July 31, 2014 5:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Method of application:  Low altitude, large droplet liquid application
Name of Pesticide: Vectobac 12AS (Bti).
Approximate location(s):
 

Marshes that are marked “Yes” will be treated:

Town of Babylon

Treat?

Town of Brookhaven (cont.)

Treat?

Sore Thumb

 

Fireplace Neck

Yes

Oak Beach

 

Wertheim NWR

 

Oak Beach North

 

Manor of St. George

 

West Gilgo

 

Smith Point North

 

Gilgo

Yes

Johns Neck Creek

Yes

Cedar Beach

Yes

Mastic Beach

Yes

Cedar Beach Golf Course

 

Pattersquash Island

 

Oak Island

 

Town of Southampton

 

Ox/Helicopter Island

 

Stokes Poges

 

Gilgo Island

 

Jagger Lane

Yes

Town of Islip

 

Apacuck Point

Yes

Robert Moses CG Station

 

Moneybogue Bay

Yes

Clam Pond

Yes

Westhampton Dunes

Yes

Captree Island East

 

Dune Rd (Overton)

 

Gardiner Park

Yes

Meadow Lane

 

Admiralty/Isbrandtsen

 

North Haven

 

Scully

 

Iron Point

 

Seatuck NWR

 

North Sea

 

Islip Preserve

 

Town of East Hampton

 

Quintuck Creek

 

Napeague

 

Heckscher State Park

 

Beach Hampton

 

Timber Point

 

Accabonac Harbor

 

Idle Hour

 

Town of Riverhead

 

Pepperidge Hall

Yes

Indian Island

 

Ludlows Creek

Yes

Overlook - Aquebogue

 

West Oak Recreation

Yes

Crescent Duck Farm

 

West Sayville GC

Yes

Aquebogue Farm

 

Namkee Creek

Yes

Millar Farm

 

Town of Brookhaven

 

Union Ave

 

Sayville YC

Yes

Pier Avenue

 

Stillman Creek

 

Town of Southold

 

Pine Neck Ave. (Swan River)

Yes

New Suffolk

 

Roe Ave. (Mud Creek)

Yes

Great Hog Neck

 

Abets Creek

Yes

Kerwin Blvd.

 

Hedges Creek

Yes

Pipes Neck Creek

 

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:
  • Suffolk County Division of Vector Control 631-852-4270
  • Spraying Information Hotline 631-852-4939
  • Click here for Spray Notices        

 

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