Mosquito & Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Larval control operation began the first week of April 2022. We are seeing adult mosquito populations slowly growing the as we enter the latter half of June. In-town fogging operations started on June 16 and have continued Sunday through Thursday, when weather has allowed. Fogging is done on rotation between our three zones, North, South and APO, and West.
Use the following link to learn how to protect yourself from mosquito bites https://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/dvbd/media/stopmosquitoes.html.
In 2022, mosquito control has tested zero (0) mosquito pools for West Nile virus, with Zero (0) pools testing positive for West Nile Virus.
In 2021, mosquito control tested one hundred seventeen (117) mosquito pools for West Nile virus, with four (4) pools testing positive for West Nile Virus. In 2020, fifty (53) mosquito pools and three (3) crows had been tested . All tests were negative for West Nile virus. In 2019, ninety-nine mosquito samples were tested for West Nile virus using the RAMP platform. Four (4) mosquito samples (out of 99) tested positive for West Nile virus in 2019.
Schedules regarding Mosquito Control and Parks and Cemetery chemical applications for control of weeds and insect pests are available daily on the Mosquito Control and Integrated Pest Management Hotline at 721-5056. The schedule is available at approximately 4:00 PM daily. Spraying information is also available on the City’s website. For further information contact Taylor Allbright, Mosquito Maintenance at 721-5057, Scott Hunter, Parks Manager at 721-5257.
Integrated Pest Management
Hotline information regarding chemical applications on City owned properties will be updated daily at 4pm. Call 721-5056 or click on the Mosquito and Chemical Application hotline tab on the City of Laramie home page.
Learn about our No Spray Program for residents who do not want the City to perform chemical spray applications on their property.