As you enjoy the spring blooms this May, start strategizing ways to keep mosquitoes and ticks at bay in your yard without the use of pesticides. Our May 20 class, “Controlling Mosquitoes and Ticks in Your Yard Without Pesticides, describes an integrated pest management approach based on an understanding of the life cycles of these insects.
If you can’t make it to the class, we have extensive resources on eradicating these pests and how commercial practices for controlling mosquitoes and ticks may negatively impact beneficial pollinators.
Protecting Yourself from Mosquitoes without Harming Pollinators
- Mosquito Facts
- What We Can Do to Protect Ourselves and Our Families Instead of Spraying Pesticides
- Mosquito Controls that Do Not Work
- Why Spraying for Mosquitoes Might Not Be Your Best Option
- Do Natural Alternatives to Insecticides Work?
- If You Have to Spray