New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board
The New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board works to enhance the quality of life in New Orleans by:
- monitoring and controlling populations of mosquitoes, termites, and rodents
- reducing rodent and insect-borne disease and destruction
The Board manages all pest populations in the most environmentally safe, efficient and economical manner.
Integrated Mosquito Control
An integrated mosquito management approach is used by The City of New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTCB). This involves vector population surveillance, public education, larval mosquito habitat reduction, and chemical control of larval and adult mosquitoes. Larval source reduction (i.e. the physical elimination of larval breeding sites) involves the inspection and removal of man-made containers (including tires), clutter and trash around residences. For sites that cannot be removed or drained, biorational larvicides are used to target developmental stages. Adult mosquitoes can be treated on a yard, block or residential level using a variety of equipment; backpack or hand-held sprayers, trucks and airplanes.
3rd Annual NOLA BugFest 2023
Saturday, October 14th, 10:00am–3:00pm
We invite you to the 3rd NOLA BugFest, Saturday, October 14th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The event is hosted by the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board (NOMTRCB) and with the support of generous corporate sponsors. This free event will showcase the beauty and diversity of insects, spiders and wildlife found in and around your home and garden. With more than 35 organizations and 40 educational booths and activities, you will have the opportunity to interact with entomologists and other scientists to learn about the fascinating world of insects, spiders, and wildlife found in the New Orleans area. The event will be entertaining for all ages.
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