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  • Scheduled Control

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Evanston, Golf, Kenilworth, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Skokie,  Wilmette and Winnetka on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, between the hours of 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM, weather permitting.

    The specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated are:

    02-35 Evanston & Wilmette
    03-27 Kenilworth, Wilmette & Winnetka
    06-28 Lincolnwood & Skokie
    07-17 Morton Grove & Skokie
    07-29 Morton Grove, Niles & Skokie
    08-07 Glenview & Golf
    08-18 Morton Grove

    For detailed information regarding the specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated, please click on the following link: http://www.nsmad.com/?p=2198

  • Positive Result

    2015’s First West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes Found in Winnetka

    The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District has found the first West Nile virus positive mosquitoes to occur in District this year.

    A batch of mosquitoes, collected on June 22, 2015, from a NSMAD trap in Winnetka, tested positive for West Nile virus in our lab on June 24. Two other batches of mosquitoes from the same collection tested negative.

    The NSMAD recommends that residents take personal protection measures to minimize mosquito bites including: the use of insect repellent on exposed skin, wearing light colored, loose fitting clothing and avoiding peak mosquito feeding times during the hours around dawn and dusk. Residents are urged to examine their property and eliminate any items that can hold water, particularly smaller items that may be easily overlooked. Remember, if it can hold water, it can breed mosquitoes.

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.

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