Posts Tagged ‘mosquitoes’

Dill Interviewed on Repellents, Desensitized Mosquitoes

Friday, March 8th, 2013

University of Maine Cooperative Extension pest management specialist Jim Dill was interviewed by Channel 7 (WVII) for a report on a new study that finds mosquitoes can become desensitized to commonly used repellents, including DEET.

Lichtenwalner West Nile Virus Advice Posted

Friday, August 24th, 2012

The NickerNews.net website has quoted University of Maine Cooperative Extension veterinarian Anne Lichtenwalner in a report on mosquito-borne West Nile Virus, which can be fatal to horses, human and other animals. The article links to an Extension question and answer interview with Lichtenwalner, director of the UMaine Animal Health Laboratory, and her video about precautions horse owners can take.