The Buzz: Mosquitoes Are Prolific This Year in Vermont

Posted on in category Local

Published August 7, 2023 at 1:38 p.m. | Updated August 9, 2023 at 10:06 a.m

Getting your summer cardio from swatting and scratching? You’re not alone. Vermont has twice as many mosquitoes this year as compared to the average during the past 13 years.


A hot, wet summer has created the perfect environment for everyone’s least-favorite pests, who are reveling in all this water, according to Patti Casey, environmental surveillance program manager for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

 326 total views