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Marines


SEPTEMBER AERIAL SPRAY TO CONTROL SANDFLEAS AND MOSQUITOES
31 Aug 2022

       In an effort to control sand flea and mosquito populations, MCRD Parris Island is scheduled to undergo night time aerial spray activities between 6 and 9 Sep 2022.

       "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 6 and 9 Sep 2022. If weather permits, spray activities will occur approximately an hour after sundown on 7 Sep 2022. As a backup, spray activities will occur approximately an hour before sunset on 8 Sep 2022.

        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 Ms. Tracey Spencer at (843) 228-3423, Environmental Division Director.


Tracey Spencer

PEO Land Systems

Environmental Division Director