[permaculture] Mosquito spraying

Mark mpludwig at facstaff.wisc.edu
Tue Mar 5 10:49:18 EST 2002


>
>I'm looking for
>1. reasons why spraying is a bad idea and
>2. Organic alternatives to "controlling" the mosquito population...
>
>Thanks in advance,
>
>
>Claude

what are they spraying?  They may already be using Bt, it's getting pretty 
popular given how many pesticides are being withdrawn.  As for 
alternatives, I'd look at big bat houses.  Try bat conservation 
international, Austin TX, I think.

Mark P. Ludwig
Poultry Research Lab
University of Wisconsin -Madison
608-262-1730 WK
608-846-7125 HM




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