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Zone 35630 | sbeckwith117 added on May 1, 2017 | Answered

Does spraying for mosquitoes affect pollinators?

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Alisma
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Answered on May 3, 2017

Some pesticides used for mosquitoes can also harm bees and other pollinators. Larvicides used against mosquitoes are usually safer for pollinators because they are applied to water and are often more specific. Here are some tips for bee-safe mosquito control:

https://armn.org/2016/02/19/how-to-control-mosquitoes-without-killing-pollinators-and-other-important-wildlife/

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