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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Woodsman » Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:03 pm

Typical Detroit style: don't even bother looking for a solution to the problem, just fine all non-conformist.

It is not effective, and in some cases it is counterproductive.

Ignorance is why the state is failing.

I love the mosquito fish idea.

Unfortunately, they need more water than mosquito larva do.

We have roughly 60 species of mosquito up here.

Many of them can breed right in wet soils; in tree holes; even in the moss under jack pine groves...

Malaria was an epidemic in Michigan not so long ago.

All of Detroit was once a giant dismal swamp called the Great Black swamp.

Irrigation canals were installed, the forests were converted to agriculture, being otherwise drained and the Malaria went the wayside once "progress" moved in.








Warren Cracks Down On Those Who Harbor Mosquitoes

Jim Fouts, mosquitoes, Warren, west nile
WARREN (WWJ) – The city of Warren is cracking down on those who harbor mosquitoes after the suspected death this week of a Macomb County man from the West Nile Virus.

Mayor Jim Fouts said those who have stagnant pools or ponds and other areas that harbor mosquitoes could face a $1,000 fine.

The mayor said Michigan was one of the top two states in both fatalities and serious illnesses caused by West Nile almost 10 years ago. Under the new plan, Fouts said said inspectors will look for pools of water in places like dumpsters, wheelbarrows, tires, pipes, drains and flower pots.

Homeowners will be given a warning and a chance to fix the problem.

“Every effort will be put forth to protect Warren residents against the dangers posed by mosquito infestation. This year is of particular concern because of the very heavy rain that this area has encountered in the last several months,” said Fouts, in a statement released Friday.

“It’s likely that if we cannot control mosquito breeding in early summer we will have to undergo heavy mosquito biting in late summer and early fall,” he said.

Fouts’ Mosquito Eradication, Education and Prevention program includes:

1) Property Maintenance inspectors will be trained by the engineering department for the proper use of the briquettes.


2) Property Maintenance inspectors will be directed to identify pools or ponds of water which would be ideal breeding grounds for mosquito’s. They will also identify other potential breeding areas for mosquitos such as dumpsters, wheelbarrows, tires, hubcaps, garden equipment, pool covers, pipes, drains, recycling bins, flower pots, buckets and clogged rain gutters.

3) Citizens will be encouraged to check the above items and make sure they are emptied of standing stagnant water.

4) If inspectors identify stagnant pools and other major sources of mosquito breeding homeowners will be notified that they must eliminate the problem or if not they may face fines up to $1000.

5) The Warren DPW will distribute the briquettes to the 18,000 catch basins.

6) The Recreation Department will direct and train their employees to identify and then treat places of standing water in the parks with “mosquito dunks” which are similarly shaped like hockey pucks. They dissolve in water and kill the larvae.

7) The Communication Dept will offer prevention and treatment tips to residents via their Newsbeat seasonal flyer which will be mailed out in July.

8) The city will also mail out mosquito information in its monthly water bill.

9) City will contact county officials to get their help in treating catch basins on county roads Van Dyke, Mound, and Schoenherr.

Fouts is encouraging officials in other Metro Detroit cities to adopt a smiliar plan.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Hitoru » Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:24 pm

What are you? Some short sighted trigger puller? - RR3 .
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Woodsman » Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:31 pm

Considering the alternatives, this may be the least invasive. I want to add here that I am NOT a fan of GMO/transgenic introduction of BT toxin - that shit is just wrong.

Hitoru wrote:So you are are all down with BT.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacillus_thuringiensis
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Hitoru » Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:38 pm

Not in H2o.

You edited your post while I was typing.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Woodsman » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:09 pm

The only 100% ecologically sound way to deal with the control of mosquitoes is for their human targets to quit being wimps and just live with them.

:-)

Hitoru wrote:Not in H2o.

You edited your post while I was typing.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Woodsman » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:10 pm

I apologize for the rude behavior.


Hitoru wrote:Not in H2o.

You edited your post while I was typing.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby nowonmai » Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:53 am

You two should get a shack together. Or your own TV show. 19D20 and Woody do trees, politics, guns and skeeters. I'd watch it. The jeopardy would be which one of you is going to shoot the other one first. Probably save that for Series 3 once the ratings start to slide.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby denise » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:16 pm

nowonmai wrote:You two should get a shack together. Or your own TV show. 19D20 and Woody do trees, politics, guns and skeeters...


don't forget the baby Jesus.

nowonmai wrote: I'd watch it.The jeopardy would be which one of you is going to shoot the other one first..


+1!

nowonmai wrote:Probably save that for Series 3 once the ratings start to slide.


sometimes sooner is better than later ;)
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Hitoru » Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:13 pm

Chupa mi verga bruja.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby nowonmai » Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:23 pm

Hitoru wrote:Chupa mi verga bruja.


You should save that for Series 4 - the Hobo with a Boner series.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Hitoru » Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:44 pm

I've already had my 5 seconds of fame.
I don't relish anymore scrutiny than the usual.

I've been told many times by cohorts that my job/escapades would be more entertaining than half of the pablum on tv these days. One friend will be airing in one Oct on the Discovery Channel. I opted out.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby denise » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:05 pm

nowonmai wrote:
Hitoru wrote:Chupa mi verga bruja.


You should save that for Series 4 - the Hobo with a Boner series.


call me boring, but i am definately going to pass on series 4.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby Hitoru » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:06 pm

nowonmai wrote:
Hitoru wrote:Chupa mi verga bruja.


the Hobo with a Boner series.

class·ism raises it's ugly head.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby nowonmai » Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:36 am

Hitoru wrote:
nowonmai wrote:
Hitoru wrote:Chupa mi verga bruja.


the Hobo with a Boner series.

class·ism raises it's ugly head.


Hoboism is a state of mind not a class. To be honest it was any excuse to get the reference to Hobo with a Shotgun in after I just watched the hilarious but promising trailer for that film. But I'm not denying that I'm as classist, racist, sexist and onanist as the next guy. I wouldn't have a clue where you fit in the class structure of America or if indeed there is one beyond bent politicians, their underworld facilitators, celebrities and the rest. Oh and the Mexicans.
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Re: My disgusting neighbors

Postby rickshaw92 » Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:43 am

nowonmai wrote:
Hitoru wrote:
nowonmai wrote:
Hitoru wrote:Chupa mi verga bruja.


the Hobo with a Boner series.

class·ism raises it's ugly head.


Hoboism is a state of mind not a class. To be honest it was any excuse to get the reference to Hobo with a Shotgun in after I just watched the hilarious but promising trailer for that film. But I'm not denying that I'm as classist, racist, sexist and onanist as the next guy. I wouldn't have a clue where you fit in the class structure of America or if indeed there is one beyond bent politicians, their underworld facilitators, celebrities and the rest. Oh and the Mexicans.


And the rickshaw guys. Don't forget the rickshaw guys.
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