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Drones take flight in Santa Clara County's efforts to reduce mosquito population

Original post made on May 3, 2023

This week, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District started utilizing a new tool to drive down the mosquito population: drones.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 1:34 PM

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Posted by A Talking Cat
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 3, 2023 at 2:23 pm

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Since 2006, the NASA History Program Office Style Guide has stated: "All references referring to the space program should be non-gender specific (e.g. human, piloted, un-piloted, robotic)."

Just a suggestion for future articles about drones. :)

Posted by Norma Jean
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on May 3, 2023 at 5:45 pm

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You failed to include the most important information, what larvicide are they applying?

Posted by ivg
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on May 3, 2023 at 5:53 pm

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Probably the same larvicide as always, but I don't remember what it is.

Posted by Alfred Herman Schrader
a resident of another community
on May 4, 2023 at 3:03 am

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Statistics have shown that a mosquito that bit you was born within 25 feet of your location. Mosquito larva require algae for food that only grows in standing stagnant water. Eliminate the standing water and the algae and you eliminate the mosquitos.

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