Mosquitoes and midges don’t discriminate between the communities they invade. Cities, Community Development Districts, subdivisions, condo and apartment complexes or business parks – none can avoid the nuisance or significant disease threats (Dengue, Zika, West Nile Virus) that mosquitoes can bring into your community.
Your community may already benefit from mosquito control services provided by your county or abatement district, but you may want to provide a greater level of comfort and protection for your residents.
Clarke’s mosquito control service programs that are rooted in the principles of integrated mosquito management. Recommended jointly by the EPA and the CDC, integrated mosquito management takes a holistic approach to mosquito control and involves all of the following management strategies:
Midge flies, also known as ‘blind mosquitoes’, are small, non-biting flies that form swarms and act as pests to residents trying to enjoy outdoor resources. They breed and thrive around water bodies with low dissolved oxygen rates and high levels of nutrients, making them a common stormwater system nuisance.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently placed the monarch butterfly – known for its striking orange and black pattern as well as its annual migration – on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. Monarch butterflies join…
…even is a midge fly? And how can you reduce them on your property? What’s a Midge Fly or ‘Blind Mosquito’? Midges refer to several species of small, non-mosquito flies….