Marshes in Greenport, New Suffolk to be sprayed for mosquitos

08/05/2014 12:06 PM |


Four marshes on the North Fork will be treated for mosquito larvae Tuesday, Suffolk County officials announced.

The county’s Division of Vector Control will treat Pipes Cove in Greenport and marshes in New Suffolk.

Aerial spraying is also planned for Crescent Duck Farm in Aquebogue and Millar Farm in Jamesport. The marshes will be treated by helicopter from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. using Vectobac 12 AS and Altosid liquid pesticides, according to a press release.

If weather conditions prevent the spraying, treatment will continue on the next suitable day, according to the statement.

For more information call the Spraying Information Hotline at (631) 852-4939.