The City of Ashland will once again be treating for mosquitos in the City Parks. Insecticide will be applied in Brookside Park, Brookside West Park, Cahn Grove Park, Community Soccer Stadium, Spring Run Park on 16th Street, Emmons Field, Miller Field, Evergreen Park, and Davis Road Parks utilizing the services of an area contractor. The parks will be treated after dusk, beginning at approximately 9:30 pm, on Thursday, August 15, 2019. (Raindate – Monday, August 19)
Mosquito traps will be used to track the types of mosquitoes and the diseases which they may be carrying. Mosquito dunks will be placed in areas of standing water to disrupt the life-cycle and reproduction of mosquitoes.The mosquito control application uses a combination of fogging and spraying, depending on the size of the area. The larger parks will utilize fogging around the perimeter of the parks, the ballfields, and the tree lines with minimum impact to the fields and grass areas. The smaller parks will be sprayed. To find out more about the insecticide used, please see the material safety data sheet for the insecticide below.