Collier County mosquito control spray times

Collier County Mosquito Control is spraying for mosquitoes this season.
(Henrik Larsson/Getty)

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Collier County Mosquito Control is spraying for mosquitoes this season. (Henrik Larsson/Getty)

Helicopters equipped with pesticide spraying modules for mosquitoes at the Collier County Mosquito Control on Thursday May 31, 2012. (Scott McIntyre/Staff)

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Helicopters equipped with pesticide spraying modules for mosquitoes at the Collier County Mosquito Control on Thursday May 31, 2012. (Scott McIntyre/Staff)

The Collier Mosquito Control District holds regular spraying for mosquitoes in Collier County at night.

The planes that spray for mosquitoes are white in color and fly low over neighborhoods.

According to its website, the CMCD uses both larviciding and aerial adulticiding to control mosquitoes. Adulticiding is the use of chemicals to control adult mosquitoes. Larvicides are natural or synthetic products that are used to kill juvenile mosquitoes during their larval stages in the water. Larvicides are applied to larval habitat by ground in a liquid form using spray trucks or by air in a granular form using a specially equipped helicopter.

To find out when your neighbor is getting sprayed, view the map that shows scheduled treatment areas.

View the treatment schedule map

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mahiman writes:

I've been very pleased with Marco this year! Bites have been few and far between. Thank you for spraying!

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