The Village contracts with Clarke Mosquito Control to provide services for mosquito control. For questions, contact Clarke Mosquito Control at 1-800-942-2555.
NOTE: A special mosquito control spraying will be performed at Main Park on July 3, 2011 for the Fourth of July holiday activities.
What You Can Do To Control Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes are an all too familiar summer nuisance. Not only are they annoying, they can also transmit encephalitis, malaria, and yellow fever to humans, and heartworm to pets. You can take simple, positive steps to reduce this menace right at home.
Remove all standing water. Adult flying mosquitoes often rest in tall grass and shrubbery, but they cannot develop there. All mosquitoes need water to complete their life cycle. Some mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water where they hatch in just a day or two. Other mosquitoes may lay their eggs in old tires, tin cans, or other water-holding containers. The eggs may remain unhatched for weeks or even months until they are covered with water!
In addition, you can: