The Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project will begin 2018 ULV (Ultra Low Volume) truck mounted spray applications to control flying mosquitoes from on or about June 1st to October 1st, 2018. Applications are initiated by surveillance data and action thresholds. Applications will occur between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday the material to be applied is DUET, EPA reg. #1021-1795-8329.
Any resident that wishes to be excluded from these applications should visit: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/how-to-request-exclusion-from-wide-area-pest...
Member towns include: Clarksburg, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Otis, Pittsfield, Richmond, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, and Sherwood Greens RMD, Becket.
Days scheduled for routine spray operations and service requests in 2018:
Clarksburg - Tuesday
Hinsdale - Friday
Lanesborough - Tuesday
Otis - Wednesday
Pittsfield - Wednesday, Thursday
Richmond - Thursday
Sheffield - Thursday
Stockbridge - Friday
Tyringham - Friday
Sherwood Greens RMD - Wednesday
Spray applications are weather dependent and subject to change.