North Fork Mosquito Abatement District

COMMUNITY
1:04 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Local Motion: Mosquito Abatement

Credit Jake Ryan

The North Form Mosquito Abatement District is a small operation based out of Paonia that has to strike  a balance between keeping populations in check, while also trying to keep the citizens they’re protecting happy and safe.  It's a tricky tightrope that has been the source for debate for years.  KVNF's Jake Ryan talks to the employees about disease, fruit juice, dynamite, and more. 

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HEALTH
10:17 am
Tue August 19, 2014

North Fork Keeps West Nile At Bay

Captured mosquitoes
Credit Jake Ryan

Chris Tschinkel is stuffing mosquitoes into small plastic test tubes. 

He’s the field operations manager for the North Fork Mosquito Abatement District.  It’s a very small organization that tries to keep the local mosquito population under control.  Their territory runs from Hotchkiss to Paonia and further up the valley. 

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NEWS
8:14 am
Fri August 15, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, August 15, 2014

  Newscast

  • North Fork Mosquito Abatement sees if it will be another good year
  • A women only hunting and fishing camp brings more people to the outdoors
NEWS
8:32 am
Fri July 26, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Friday, July 26, 2013

  • Pueblo-Area Democrat Petitions to Join Giron Recall Election
  • Connecting the Drops: San Luis Valley Water Shortages
  • Grand Junction Company to Participate in US-China Eco-Partnership
  • Open-Source EID Software for Sheep Tracking
  • Illegal Insecticide Spraying Reported by North Fork Mosquito Abatement District
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NEWS
8:21 am
Thu July 11, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Thursday, July 11, 2013

  • Report from KDNK Carbondale on the Fatal Shooting of an Attempted Kidnapping Suspect outside Grand Junction
  • BLM Officials Release Plans for Wild Horse Round-Up North of Grand Junction
  • Update on Colorado Sheriffs’ Lawsuit Against New Gun Laws from Aspen Public Radio
  • North Fork Mosquito Abatement District Considers Annexing Rogers Mesa
  • Size of West Fork Fire Complex Decreases Slightly, Now at 109,000 Acres
  • Ed Marston Remembers Randy Udall
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