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MCRD Parris Island

Parris Island, South Carolina
Aerial Spray

May 9, 2018


In an effort to control sand flea and mosquito populations and depending on weather conditions, MCRD Parris Island is scheduled to undergo night time aerial spray activities sometime between 15 and 18 May 2018. If weather permits, spray activities will occur approximately an hour after sundown on 17 May 2018. As a backup, spray activities will occur approximately an hour before sunset on 18 May 2018.


The insecticides used present no threat to humans, plants or animals in the area and are approved by the Environmental Protection Agency; however, beekeepers within a five-mile radius are urged to keep hives covered."


Should you have any questions, please contact Captain Brandon Barnes at (843) 228-4930 the Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Office.

Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island