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Mosquito control can have unintended consequences

May 08, 2020 by Beckie Gaskill

Today more than ever people are worried about sickness. Mosquitos are known to have the potential to carry some sorts of illnesses such as West Nile and others. For that reason, more residents of the Northwoods are thinking about ways to keep their distance from those pests. 

One of the ways residents have found to combat mosquitoes also have unintended detrimental effects on other species such as birds, bees and butterflies. 

Residents have sometimes turned to insecticides spr...

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