General statement from the State Reclamation & Mosquito Control Board

 


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

2017 SEASON SUMMARY

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

140

438

87

217

1150

4099

Total Specimens

572

17792

266

3476

18323

49656

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

20†

20†

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Milford on 7/27/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Ashland on 7/27/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Chelmsford on 8/1/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Millbury on 8/4/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Webster on 8/8/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Sturbridge on 8/8/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Millbury on 8/11/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Billerica on 8/15/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Milford on 8/17/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Fitchburg on 8/22/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Leominster on 8/22/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Dracut on 8/25/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Acton on 8/31/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Natick on 8/31/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Billerica on 9/6/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Chelmsford on 9/6/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Stow on 9/13/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Lancaster on 9/14/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Ayer on 9/15/17

†Pool of WNV+ Culex species collected in Devens on 9/15/17

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):       Statewide monthly rainfall averages were as follows: May-5.76” (CMMCP/Northborough 4.68”); June-4.46” (CMMCP/Northborough 0.54”); July-3.48” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.04”); August-2.89” (CMMCP/Northborough 1.15”); September-3.38” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.06”).

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species                          Δ From Last                     Predominant Trap Site(s)

      Year’s Final Totals

Aedes vexans

-55.10%

Westford, Lunenburg

Coquillettidia perturbans

-64.42%

Tewksbury, Sturbridge

Culiseta melanura

-58.51%

Holliston, Stow

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-33.38%

Lowell, Chelmsford

Culex Species

+40.21%

Chelmsford, Westford

All Species

-37.02%

Tewksbury, Westford, Sturbridge

 

The predominant mosquito for the 2017 surveillance season was Culex Species (~37.02% of total specimens collected) followed by Coquillettidia perturbans (~36.14% of the total specimens collected).

 

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Staff Biologist


Massachusetts Monthly Rainfall Graph – 2017 vs. 37 year average

CMMCP Weekly Rainfall Graph – 2017 vs. 12 year average (CMMCP/Northborough weather station)

2017 District Graphs

2017 Mosquito Collections – Submitted to MDPH

Service request history – 2017 vs. 14 year average

2017 rainfall vs. request graph

CMMCP trap locations - 2017 (.pdf)

 


What is an “Epi Week”?

Click here for the html version of the 2017 Epi Week calendar courtesy of CMMCP.

Click here for the pdf version of the 2017 Epi Week calendar courtesy of Jennifer Forman-Orth of MDAR.


PRIOR REPORTS:

2017 surveillance data

2016 surveillance data

2015 surveillance data

2014 surveillance data

2013 surveillance data

2012 surveillance data

2011 surveillance data

2010 surveillance data

2009 surveillance data

2008 Surveillance data

2007 Surveillance data

2006 Surveillance data


CMMCP District information – the 41 cities and towns in the CMMCP service area are broken down into 5 Districts. Each District has a Crew Leader and Field Technician assigned full time. A general description of these Districts would be: District 1 (yellow), Northeast; District 2 (blue), Northwest; District 3 (green), Central; District 4 (red), Southeast and District 5 (magenta), Southwest. Town in gray belong to other mosquito districts.