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  • News


    May 1, 2018

    According to the CDC, disease cases from , , and bites tripled in the US from 2004-2016. Over 640,000 cases of disease spread by mosquitoes and ticks reported and 9 new germs discovered or introduced in the US. Learn more in new .

  • Informational


    April 30, 2018

    The Board of Trustees of the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Clifton, PhD., as the new Executive Director, replacing Roger S. Nasci, PhD, who is retiring on May 1.

    Dr. Clifton comes to the District from the land of mosquitoes, Florida, where he served as the Director of Research at the Collier Mosquito Control District, Naples, FL. During his tenure at CCMCD, Mark developed an arboviral surveillance laboratory and managed their operational response to Zika virus. He received his Doctorate in biology from Florida International University. He is an experienced researcher, writer and speaker on mosquitoes, mosquito-borne illness and mosquito control.


  • Employment Opportunities


    March 6, 2018

    Positions Available:  Seasonal Field Technician

    The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District is currently seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions:

    We will accept applications for Seasonal Field Technicians until May 25, 2018.
    Please download and complete the NSMAD employment application and return to us at:

    Via Email:


    Via USPS:

    NSMAD, Attention Seasonal Employment
    117 Northfield Road
    Northfield, IL 60093



  • Informational


    March 7, 2018

    The NSMAD’s Annual Report for 2017 is available as a PDF file.

    Please click here to read it.

  • Surveillance Update


    October 30, 2017

    Click the following link to read the NSMAD Seasonal Surveillance Summary 2017.

Our Mission

We work to reduce and control the regional mosquito population so as to decrease the probability of mosquito borne illness and minimize the negative impact mosquitoes have on the quality of life in the District.


You can help us minimize your exposure to mosquito bites by reporting standing water and dead birds.