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Helicopter Treatment Schedule

#

Date

Time

Municipality

Treatment Area MAP

Status

1

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Moonachie

Teterboro Airport – Lindbergh Drive Area

Completed

2

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Moonachie

Teterboro Airport – West Riser Ditch Area

Completed

3

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Teterboro

Teterboro Airport – Rt 46 Area

Completed

4

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Teterboro & Moonachie

Teterboro Airport – East Riser Ditch Area

Completed

5

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Little Ferry

Losen Slote Area

Completed

6

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Franklin Lakes

Franklin Swamp Area

Completed

7

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Franklin Lakes

Wyandotte Drive Area

Completed

8

4/21/20

6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Park Ridge

Bear’s Nest Area

Completed

The Bergen County Mosquito Control (BCMC) routinely inspects and treats non-residential areas by helicopter to control mosquitoes. These areas include marshes, wetlands, and other natural areas which are common habitats for mosquitoes. Due to their size and inaccessibility by ground vehicles, these areas are treated when necessary with larvicides from a low-flying helicopter following heavy rainfall or tidal events.

You may see the helicopter flying over residential areas. However, no applications are made over residential neighborhoods. The pilot is merely positioning the helicopter to approach the wetlands in nearby areas.

Treatment Locations may include uninhabited, wetland areas located in the following municipalities:

·   Alpine

·   Harrington Park

·   Mahwah

·    Old Tappan

·    Ridgefield Park

·   Carlstadt

·   Leonia

·   Moonachie

·    Park Ridge

·    Ridgewood

·   Closter

·   Little Ferry

·   North Arlington

·    Ramsey

·    Rockleigh

·   Franklin Lakes

·   Lyndhurst

·   Norwood

·    Ridgefield

·    Tenafly

·    Teterboro

To view BCMC aerial treatment locations, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A "SPRAYING" ACTIVITY.

No precautions are recommended for this treatment. Human exposure to product is very minimal.

Method of Application: Low altitude, granular application using a helicopter:

Mosquito Control Larvicide Products: Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), and (S)-methoprene.

Contact Us

Warren Staudinger

Acting Director of Mosquito Control

Grace Grootenboer

Assistant
ggrootenboer@co.bergen.nj.us


 Bergen County Department of Public Works - Mosquito Control

220 East Ridgewood Ave • Paramus, NJ 07652

Ph: 201-634-2881