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Columbia county mosquito spraying

Columbia County will undergo aerial mosquito spraying later this week.  The aftermath of Tropical Storm Debby has facilitated rapid breeding for mosquitos in the area. Columbia County Health Department Public Information Officer Harvey Campbell says mosquito spraying occurs annually no matter what In addition to the aerial spraying planned for …

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Mosquitoes….pesky but important in nature

Swarms of mosquitoes are the latest hardship facing North Florida residents as they clean up after Tropical Storm Debby.  Now a mosquito spraying task force has been activated by the state to provide relief requested by several counties.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports there are researchers who make a living …

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Mosquito boom follows Debby flooding

Even in Gainesville, which missed the heaviest rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the standing water in retention ponds, woodland & swampy areas has led to a boom in the mosquito population.  WUFT-TV’s Liana Charles reports. [jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20120710-MosquitoBoom.mp4″]

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Gainesville amps up battle against mosquitos

People in North Florida are warned to keep themselves protected as the mosquito populations continue to grow. The City of Gainesville Mosquito Control program is dealing with pools of standing water left after Tropical Storm Debby causing the mosquito population to escalate. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo reports on the severity …

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