There is an aerial application of granular Bacillus thuringensis israelensis (Bti) for scheduled by the City of Laramie on Sunday, May 24. Should the weather prohibit this from happening, there is a backup date of Monday, May 25.

This application of biological larvicide is targeted to control nuisance mosquito larvae in irrigated areas and floodwater, southwest, and northwest of Laramie. Areas to be treated include:

  • acreages along the Big Laramie southwest of City limits to approximately 6 miles southwest of Laramie
  • along with areas directly outside of city limits west
  • northwest of Laramie out to approximately 2 miles west and northwest of Laramie.

Bti is environmentally friendly and does not harm birds, fish, amphibians, mammals, or other aquatic insects. The application is scheduled to begin at daylight and should conclude by evening. No application will be made within the City limits.

Mosquito control application schedules will be available on the Mosquito Control and Integrated Pest Management Hotline at 721-5056.

For further information contact Tyler Shevling, Mosquito Control Crew Supervisor at 721-5056; tshevling@cityoflaramie.org or Scott Hunter, Parks Manager at 721-5257; shunter@cityoflaramie.org.

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