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Today (08 May): GLOBE Mission Mosquito Education Webinar #7: “Protection and Prevention”

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Educators – Join the GLOBE Mission Mosquito (GMM) Field Measurement Campaign Webinar #7 “Protection and Prevention” on Wednesday, 08 May, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

With mosquito season at hand, this webinar will focus on how to use preventative measures to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and how to reduce the number of potential mosquito breeding habitats in your area. Are you wondering how to engage your students in mosquito awareness campaigns? Or how to involve your school community to use the Mosquito Habitat Mapper tool? Hear ideas from teachers and students on how they hosted a mosquito awareness. A Prince George County, Maryland, USA, public health official will talk about how they plan and prepare for active mosquito season.

To register for the webinar, click here.

The GLOBE Mission Mosquito Campaign

The goal of GLOBE Mission Mosquito is to create an organized citizen science community, primarily through formal education with targeted outreach to informal education, that will conduct and report local observations using the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper App. Using the mobile app, citizen scientists identify potential breeding sites for mosquitoes, sample and count mosquito larvae, and with optional equipment, examine and photograph a specimen to identify its genus.

To learn more about the campaign, and to view archived webinars, click here.

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News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office