Western treehole mosquito (Aedes sierrensis)

Mosquitoes at Home in the Trees

It’s mosquito season and the Western treehole mosquito (Aedes sierrensis), is particularly active now.  This species prefers water-filled tree cavities as it’s larval habitat and are most commonly found in […]


It’s Tick Nymph Season

Ticks go through 4 life stages: egg, larva, nymph, and adult.  Spring and early summer are when tick nymphs are most active and they can be infected with the same […]

Western Blacklegged Tick (Ixodes pacificus)

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the United States.  It is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi […]

Use Mosquitofish to Control Mosquitoes

Mosquitofish Available May 1st!

Mosquitofish will be available at our District office starting Monday, May 1st!  Mosquitofish are free to Jackson County residents and are a great biological control for mosquito larvae and pupae, […]


JCVCD Begins Annual Tick Collections

JCVCD kicked off it’s 2023 tick collections last week!  We collect Western blacklegged ticks (Ixodes pacificus) from locations throughout Jackson County for disease testing.  Western blacklegged ticks are capable of […]


Now Hiring 2023 Seasonal Positions

    We are now hiring multiple temporary Mosquito Control Technicians and a Laboratory Technician for the 2023 season!  To learn more about these jobs and to apply, please visit […]


What To Know About Avian Influenza

  Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in most Oregon counties.  The virus typically affects wild waterfowl, shorebirds, raptors, and scavengers like vultures.  However, it can spread to […]


National Pesticide Safety Education Month

  February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month! The goal is to reinforce core principles of safe pesticide use with many audiences and to raise awareness of and support for […]


Oregon Pollinator License Plates Now on Presale

  Oregon “Pollinator Paradise” license plates are now on presale!  Funds from each sale go to support bee research conducted by the OSU Extension Pollinator Health Lab and Honey Bee […]


January is One Health Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), One Health is an approach that recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals […]


Mosquito Season Not Over Yet

While recent cooler temperatures have helped lower their abundance, mosquitoes are still active in Jackson County.  3 mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile virus over the last two […]

Additional Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jackson County, Ore.—More mosquitos tested positive for West Nile virus in Jackson County this week.  The mosquitoes came from 3 areas located around Central Point, White City, […]

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Jackson County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jackson County, Ore.—West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected in two areas around Central Point and White City on August 25th, 2022.  This is the […]

2022 Tire Disposal Event

JCVCD 2022 Tire Disposal Event Canceled

Unfortunately, we decided to cancel our JCVCD 2022 Tire Disposal Event due to insufficient staffing.  We know this is an important free disposal event for our community to reduce risks […]

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National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

It’s National Mosquito Control Awareness Week! According to CDC, people in every U.S. state experience mosquito-transmitted diseases. Together, we can #FightTheBite.