EDUCATION

Farmers Market DisplayThe Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission (SCMAC) continues its commitment to educating and informing Saginaw County residents about mosquito related issues. The Education Department is committed to informing all Saginaw County residents about issues related to mosquitoes, mosquito vectored diseases, and mosquito control. Educating the public is a major component of an Integrated Pest 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