by Anza Goodbar
(last updated February 17, 2012)
Preventing mosquito infestations is complex and difficult. The main thing that needs to be focused on is eliminating larvae before they mature into adult insects. It needs to be a collective effort and perhaps additional help needs to be enlisted from your local municipality.
The first line of defense is eliminating standing water. Here are some places to start.
There are many small things that can be done to keep your area mosquito free. Take notice of all of the standing water in your area and do your best to eliminate it, this will have the most significant effect on reducing the number of mosquitoes in your area.
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