Weekly Trapping & Management
Mosquito traps are set in strategic locations throughout the Town of Firestone to determine mosquito type and population. Adult mosquito control spraying is only conducted when necessary and after designated thresholds are met. When the need for adult mosquito control occurs, all the products utilized by VDCI are EPA and State of Colorado approved for public health applications. Spray events may be cancelled or postponed, all or in part, without notice. Notice of rescheduled spray events will be posted on VDCI’s spray schedule (look under Weld County).
Which Days are Designated for Mosquito Spraying?
VDCI will set traps on Monday nights and collect them on Tuesday morning. They will count and identify the traps that day and use that information to determine where spraying is needed on Tuesday evenings. Adult mosquito control spraying is only conducted when necessary and after designated thresholds are met. VDCI will generally spray between sunset and midnight on Tuesdays (weather permitting) at the height of mosquito activity to eliminate a larger population of mosquitoes. Spraying may also occur on other days, but only if there are weather or other delays, or if requested directly by the Town for events.
Vector Disease Control provides the Town of Firestone with general information on the weekly trap and spray activities within neighborhoods. Residents who wish to be notified directly and in advance of spraying should complete the Spray Notification & Shut-Off Requests form from VDCI.
Visit www.firestoneco.gov/MosquitoControl for more information, including a toll-free 24-hour mosquito hotline, weekly reports and educational resources.