Maryland’s mosquito eradication efforts begin today with aerial spraying operations in Dorchester, Somerset and Worcester counties.
They will hit flooded woodland and fresh water areas to destroy the larvae.
The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the white aircraft with red and blue strips will fly around 250 feet above the land.
There are around 28-hundred acres of woodland in Dorchester County near Cambridge and another 900 acres of woodland in Somerset County around Dames Quarter and Fairmont.
Worcester County will see some 600 acres treated along Route 611.