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Mosquito emergence regulator powder available

May/June 2011

Powder is available in limited supply at the village hall at no charge

Having a hard time eliminating those hard to get to places in your yard that are a breeding ground for mosquitoes? Help is on the way courtesy of Clarke Mosquito Control. Clarke has dropped off 36 bottles of a mosquito growth regulator powder, designed to prevent adult mosquito emergence. Simply sprinkle the powder, per the manuufacturer's directions, to typical mosquito breeding grounds such as low lying areas in your yard that hold water. According to the manufacturer, the product is safe to humans and pets alike. Each 2.5 pound bottle treats over 5,400 square feet. More information is available online from the manufacturer, Altosid, at

Bottles are available at one per Riverwoods household. This is a limited supply, so it's first come first serve.

George Balis of Clarke is our contact person. He can be reached at 630-894-2000.

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