EDUCATION

Farmers Market DisplayThe Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission (SCMAC) is committed to educating and informing Saginaw County residents about mosquito related issues.  Educating the public is a major component of an Integrated Mosquito Management Program. The Education Coordinator's primary responsibility is to encourage and facilitate community awareness. The following topics are most frequently addressed:

  • Diseases vectored by mosquitoes
  • Mosquito life cycle and biology
  • Methods of controlling mosquito populations
  • Surveillance methods used for adult mosquitoes and disease
  • Insecticide safety and various application methods used
  • Mosquito habitats
  • Mosquitoes and the environment