The Suffolk County Department of Public Works' Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued on the next suitable day.
Time and date of application: June 1st, 2016 5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Method of application: Low altitude, large droplet liquid application
Name of Pesticide: VectoBac 12AS Liquid Concentrate (Bti - Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) & Altosid Liquid Larvicide Concentrate (Methoprene)
Marshes that will be treated are marked "Yes."
Town of Babylon Treat? Town of Brookhaven (cont.) Treat?
Sore Thumb Fireplace Neck Yes
Oak Beach Wertheim NWR Pending
Oak Beach North Manor of St. George
West Gilgo Yes Smith Point North
Gilgo Johns Neck Creek
Cedar Beach Mastic Beach
Cedar Beach Golf Course Pattersquash Island
Oak Island Town of Southampton
Ox/Helicopter Island Stokes Poges
Gilgo Island Jagger Lane Yes
Town of Islip Apacuck Point
Robert Moses CG Station Moneybogue Bay
Clam Pond Westhampton Dunes
Captree Island East Dune Rd (Overton)
Gardiner Park Yes Meadow Lane Yes
Admiralty/Isbrandtsen North Haven
Scully Yes Iron Point
Seatuck NWR North Sea Yes
Islip Preserve Yes Town of East Hampton
Quintuck Creek Yes Napeague Yes
Heckscher State Park Yes Beach Hampton Yes
Timber Point Accabonac Harbor Yes
Idle Hour Town of Riverhead
Pepperidge Hall Indian Island
Ludlows Creek Overlook - Aquebogue
West Oak Recreation Yes Crescent Duck Farm
West Sayville GC Aquebogue Farm
Namkee Creek Millar Farm
Town of Brookhaven Union Ave
Sayville YC Pier Avenue
Stillman Creek Town of Southold
Pine Neck Ave. (Swan River) New Suffolk Yes
Roe Ave. (Mud Creek) Great Hog Neck
Abets Creek Kerwin Blvd.
Hedges Creek Yes Pipes Neck Creek
Lyman Marsh Pipes Cove
Bellport Bay Town of Smithtown
Beaverdam Creek Sunken Meadow
The products used by Vector Control are registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and are applied in accordance with the required state and federal permits.