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Malheur County Vector Control
Students need to learn how to protect themselves against mosquitoes.
Two easy ways are:
Why is this important? To avoid West Nile Virus.
- Use mosquito repellent
- Wear long sleeves and long
pants at dusk and dawn
Mosquitoes breed in standing water, so by eliminating any standing
water you can cut down on the mosquito population!
The Owyhee Watershed Council's
educational activities are supported by the
Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board.