Recently, we've covered the fact that mosquitoes seem to be appearing in the backyards of Americans earlier and earlier every year. Depending on where you are in the country, you might not even get to enjoy the mild weather of spring before these bugs come buzzing by your front door.
According to local news source WNEM, mosquito season is already well underway in Michigan. Thanks to an early spring and the nickname "The Great Lakes State," residents are already making sure to slather on the bug spray before heading outside in the hopes of diverting these pests from their original path.
In addition to a mild winter – a known predictor for a bad mosquito year, the area has also been experiencing a rainy, flooded spring, making the entirety of the state an ideal breeding ground for these potentially dangerous insects. Randy Knepper, who represents the Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission, told the publication that this summer could be particularly bad for the bugs.
While the local area government has begun spraying to try to reduce the population of these pests throughout the state, experts are recommending that homeowners arm themselves against the coming insect onslaught as well.
Getting a mosquito zapper for your backyard can help to keep these potentially harmful and always obnoxious bugs off your back so that you can enjoy a wonderful summer without staying inside because you're worried that you might get bit by one of these horrible winged insects. Make sure that your home is protected, because with a bad year like this one coming up, you can be sure that the rest of your neighbors will have their prevention in line.
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