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Sept. 17: Mosquito Fogging Set for Oakley

by ECT

Due to the high numbers of mosquitoes and the detection of West Nile virus in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District will be fogging by truck to control adult mosquitoes on the evening of September 17, 2015.

The area to be treated is bordered on the north by Fetzer Lane and Monet Drive; on the east by Picasso Drive; on the south by West Cypress Road; and on the west by Jordan Lane, 4th Street, and Orchard Park Drive.

TIME: This area will be fogged between the hours of 7:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., weather permitting.

MATERIALS USED:  The insecticide to be used is

Pyrocide 7067 applied at a rate of .75 ounces per acre by truck-mounted, ultra low volume sprayer.
MAP:     (For an interactive map, please click here  – available shortly after this notification is published)
Here is a look at this years activity:

Mosquito Samples: 3

nDate ReportedCityCross StreetsSpecies
16/15/15OakleyE. Summer Lakes Dr. x E. Cypress Rd. Culex tarsalis
26/15/15OakleyOakley Rd. x Main St.Culex tarsalis
38/17/15MartinezMococco Rd. x Marina Vista Ave.Culex tarsalis

Dead Birds: 8

nDate ReportedCityCross StreetsSpecies
17/14/15OakleyNeroly Rd. x Oakley Rd.American Crow
27/23/15DanvilleRoan Dr. x Clydesdale Dr.American Crow
38/9/15Pleasant HillChilpancingo Pky x Camelback Rd.Steller’s Jay
48/21/15ConcordPeach Pl. x Oak Grove Rd.American Crow
58/31/15Walnut CreekLilac Dr. x Newell Ave.American Crow
69/1/15PittsburgBuchanan Rd. x Loveridge Rd.American Crow
79/3/15BrentwoodLone Tree Way x Jeffery WayAmerican Crow
89/9/15San RamonDos Rios Dr. x Bollinger Cyn Rd.American Crow

Sentinel Chicken Flocks: 2

Note: Chickens do not die from West Nile virus. They develop antibodies to the virus which is detected in their blood.

# of Chickens out of 10 (10 per Flock)Date BledArea
2/107/13/15Holland Tract
4/107/27/15Holland Tract
1/108/24/15Holland Tract

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