The people in the area of the Bandon Marsh Mosquito Preserve are still experiencing swarms of escaped Tiger mosquitoes, even though the Service maintains they have successfully eradicating these pest.
If residents continue to suffer the county will be forced to spray, which will cause a huge controversy. There is no other choice for the public health officials. Unless, they diked the marsh and drained the swamp. The Environment Assessment of the Bandon Marsh Mosquito Problem has stated that this will be an indefinite problem unless actively managed. Who will pay for the management of the mosquitoes that are in the county, but off the site?.
Below are files about spraying and the chemicals used in this process. The people of the Coquille Valley will have to be well educated on insecticides and larvacides. The American Mosquito Control Association have dealt with this issue and the following are some of their publications.....Rob T.
A Picture is Worth a 1000 Words
Contact Information to Make an Official Mosquito Report in Bandon
USFWS---Coos County Public Health Joint Press Release Bandon Marsh Mosquitoes
Natural Resources Committee Protecting the Rights of Property Owners from USFWS
USFWS---Bandon Mosquito Infestation was a Figment of the Imagination
USFWS---Moving Forward at the Bandon Marsh Mosquito Preserve
BOC---Public Meeting Vector Assessment & Control Advisory Committee May 1, 2014
Letter to Editor---They're Back, The Mosquitoes are here....
USFWS---Public Comment Integrated Marsh Management in Bandon by April 9, 2014
BOC---Shared State-County Services and Mosquito Abatement
USFWS---Post Card & News Release on Bandon Marsh Mosquito EA March 11, 2014
USFWS---Public Comment & Meeting for Bandon Mosquito Control March 18, 2014
Mosquito Armageddon: One Mosquito Bite Can Change a Life Forever
The Bandon Marsh Mosquito Farm