Our area may be in for a double whammy of mosquito
La Crosse County's Vector Control Manager says we
saw our first batch as the water level went up.
Now that it's on its way down.
and temperatures are on the way up.
conditions are right for another wave of mosquitos.
We have an area that's not flooded for years, and
all of a sudden it is flooded becasue of conditions,
and you get eggs hatching that have been there for
and you get tremendous hatches coming off.
One of the areas Geske pointed out is the islands
throught the Mississippi River.
He wants to remind everyone to make sure to get rid
of any standing water in open containers.
such as tires and bird baths.
to help curb the potential hatch.