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FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen at the headquarters of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

Navigating the EPA Registration Process for Mosquito Control Products: A Comprehensive Guide

Effectively managing mosquito populations requires the responsible, effective use of specialized mosquito control products. These must undergo a rigorous registration process mandated by the EPA to ensure they do not pose unreasonable risks to people, pets, or the environment.

California Ban on Gas-Powered Small Engines and Electric Alternatives for Public Health Mosquito Control

In October 2021, California signed Assembly Bill 1346 into law, a bill that aimed to prohibit the sale of new gas-powered, small off-road engines and phase out certain equipment by January 2024. Today, this bill is fully in effect in…

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Exploring Mosquito Diversity in Your Environment: A Guide to Identifying Adult Mosquito Species 

Join Senior Field Scientist Andrew Rivera at Clarke as he walks through a step-by-step process for identifying adult mosquitoes. From recognizing common mosquito genera to understanding unique physical traits, these methods will help field technicians link observed behaviors with specific mosquito species.

Duet® HD: Rotational Tool for Effective Mosquito Control

Mosquito-borne diseases continue to pose a significant threat to public health worldwide, and with some mosquito populations developing resistance to long-used active ingredients, it is now more critical than ever to develop innovative solutions for mosquito control. As a company…

Understanding Malaria Transmission: The Role of Mosquitoes

While considered rare within the United States today, malaria can be extremely common in humid, hot climates and is one of the highest-occurring vector diseases worldwide. Scroll to learn more about malaria, its transmission via mosquitoes, and methods for helping…

The Clarke Group, Inc. Designated as a Great Place to Work

Clarke is a third-generation, family-owned public health products and services company striving to elevate and transform the science of vector control through the lens of sustainability and innovation. Our coworkers take pride in our work and the difference we make…

Webinar Recording: Navigating Species Diversity & What Makes a Vector

Last week, Clarke rounded out National Mosquito Control Awareness Week with an all-things-mosquito webinar featuring Dr. Day, Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida’s Entomology Laboratory and author of the Newsletter, Kattie Morris, and Andrew Rivera, leading members of Clarke’s…

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UAV Certification and Benefits of Drones for Mosquito Control

The use of drones as a product deployment and surveillance tool within mosquito control programs has steadily increased over the past years. Earning an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) certification is essential to utilizing and incorporating drones within a mosquito control…

Clarke’s Field Science Team: Bridging the Gap Between Innovation & Implementation

Clarke’s Field Science team spearheads the fieldwork and trials conducted to assist with developing, and registering new and existing mosquito control products under EPA and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations, including the launching and post-launch work of new products with…

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Updates and Improvements to Field Cage Trials 

…embroidery hoop. This tulle was then hot glued to seal it in place. Unfortunately, after this timely construction process, the team still faced unwieldy issues with placing mosquitoes in the…

Clarke Operations: The Impact of PCR Lab Capabilities on Control and Application Decisions

While mosquito-borne diseases threaten human health worldwide, implementing an integrated mosquito management (IMM) system can go a long way toward mitigating those risks. Within the IMM network, the surveillance lever acts explicitly as a predecessor to larval or adult control…

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Case Study: BG Counter Traps for Mosquito Population Monitoring in Illinois 

Clarke\’s latest case study reveals data on the environmental impact of implementing over 200 adult mosquito traps and Biogent’s BG Counters.

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Guide to Adult Mosquito Surveillance Equipment: Finding the Right Traps for Your Mosquito Control Program

Here’s an overview of the most frequently used tools for adult mosquito surveillance, including established and emerging technologies for conducting and managing mosquito surveillance activities.

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