VMCA holds a FREE adult mosquito ID course every spring, usually in early May; currently the course is only offered in the Hampton Roads area. Check back next year for the 2020 course date and information.
While we aim to be as current and informative about our local (mainly Tidewater area) species as time allows, this class is not strict taxonomy, but more of a practical training geared toward seasonal interns, summer part-time biology positions, or mosquito biologists new to the area.
Class size is limited to 30; attendees should have mosquito surveillance and/or identification in their job description and duties. New participants will take precedence over returning individuals; if space is available then others will be accepted. Sign-up is on a first-come basis so please sign up early!
You will need to bring the following materials:
*supplies, primarily microscopes and ID books, are limited but we will try to have a couple extra on hand
Please email Education Co-Chair Karen Akaratovic at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Check back here for updated details on date, location, and other specifics.
This information will be emailed to VMCA membership, posted on the Facebook Page, and in the Spring issue of The Skeeter.