OPERATION MOSQUITO G.R.I.D.

Growth Reduction & Increased Detection

Recommended Grades to Participate: 6th - 8th grade

Operation Mosquito G.R.I.D. (Growth Reduction, Increased Detection) mobilizes young scientists to get mosquitoes off the grid. Participants will use a specialized mosquito lure to learn about Aedes mosquitoes, one of the deadliest groups of mosquitoes in the world! All supplies provided by SGVMVCD staff.

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STUDENTS: YOUR OBJECTIVES
  1. Clear the area around your home of all trapped water and remove all containers, wet or dry

  2. Identify presence of invasive Aedes mosquitoes

  3. Report evidence to Headquarters

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Step 1:

Create your Agent File

Fall 2022 student enrollment deadline has passed

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Steps 2 & 3:
Clear Your Yard of enemy hideouts

Take samples of any trapped water on your property.

 

Tip out the remaining trapped water, toss out all containers, and set the lure. 

Step 4 & 5:
Submit Weekly Evidence of mosquito eggs in lure

Monitory your lure weekly. Submit a photo of the results of your mosquito egg lure.

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Step 6:
Take Agent assessment for full credit

Tell us how you continue to reduce mosquitoes in your neighborhood.

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Agent
 Discoveries

Water Samples

Aedes Lures

Already a Mosquito G.r.i.d. Agent?

For questions or clarifications 

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