New class added to June schedule!
Thursday, June 27, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Burke Branch Library
4701 Seminary Rd., Alexandria 22304
Learn the science of how best to control mosquitoes and ticks, and how to keep them away from you and your family without pesticides. Extension Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will teach you how to identify the common mosquitoes and ticks our area, about their life cycle, how they reproduce, and where they go in the winter. We will focus on implementing sustainable options for you, your yard, and your neighborhood.
A female Aedes aegypti mosquito while she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host.
A birdbath can be a perfect place for mosquito larvae.
Non-toxic dunk works well in a water feature to inhibit mosquitoes.
Adult Ixodes scapularis (deer tick)
Female lone star tick
Free. Advance registration requested at mgnv.org.
Questions? Telephone 703-228-6414 or email email@example.com.
Check out our recent article on Protecting Yourself From Ticks . . . Without Harming Pollinators
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