The Town of Firestone’s Public Works Department will provide the Town’s mosquito surveillance and control activities for the 2020 season. Mosquito traps are set in strategic locations throughout Town to determine mosquito type and population. Based on this information, Town staff will spray adulticides and larvicides as needed.
Mosquito Control Schedule
The Town generally sprays between 8:30 - 10:00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays (weather permitting) at the height of mosquito activity, in order to eliminate a larger population of mosquitos. View the schedule here.
Which Chemicals are Used for Spraying?
- Mosquito Adulticides: Anvil 2 + 2 ULV, Biomist 3 + 15 ULV
- Mosquito Larvicides: VectoBac CG, Altosid XR, VectoLex CG
For more information on pesticides used for mosquito control and for information on West Nile Virus protection, visit www.epa.gov/mosquitocontrol or www.fightthebitecolorado.com.
Mosquito Bite Prevention
Read tips on how to best prevent mosquito bites from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) here.
If there are any questions on the Town of Firestone’s mosquito control program, please contact 303-833-3544 or visit www.firestoneco.gov/MosquitoControl.