Helicopter to help stop mosquito hatch on Big Deschutes River South of Benham Falls

The 4 Rivers Vector Control District will have a helicopter in the air this morning dropping a biological agent to control a mosquito hatch that is about to take place. They will be flying from 7 am to 7 pm from east of the Benham Falls Day Use area to north of La Pine State Park along the Big Deschutes River.


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