The mosquito Culex tarsalis that can carry the West Nile Virus is getting closer to the Eastern Beaches Area. The first mosquitos of the species have been found as close as Selkirk and Beausejour.
August and early September are the perfect time to go to Manitoba’s Beaches! Weather is warm, mid to upper 80s, it is the sunniest time of year and the mosquitos have quieted down. Enjoy the summer by renting a cottage for a week.
Health officials have not found any mosquitos infected with West Nile this year in Manitoba.
On the other hand the count for the caught: Culex tarsalis is slightly on the rise. Culex tarsalis ist the type of mosquito that can potentially carry the West Nile parasite
The stupid little things don’t only try to land on the surface of the house wall, they also seem to be extreemly attracted to spider webs. They seem to find cobwebs where you didn’t see any before, wrap themselves in the sticky mess and then attach themselves to the house. Getting the results off can be a real pain.