Today is World Mosquito Day, which stemmed from the discovery of the malaria parasite in 1897. This discovery, by Dr. Ronald Ross, was made by studying the transmission of malaria in birds. The mosquito is the most dangerous animal in the world - with its transmitted diseases killing over one million people each year.
Although malaria isn't prevalent in our county, m
The most effective way to fight back is to eliminate mosquito breeding habitats - i.e. standing water that is pooled up around the water (in tires, on tarps, or underneath gardening containers).