You may not think we have many mosquitoes in the San Gabriel Valley, but we do!
Mosquitoes thrive in urban environments - especially in all the man-made
containers we leave behind. Watch our new animated video made just for
kids: Mosquitoes and Our Environment
Vector Inspector School Assembly Program
Teachers! We need your help! Schools in portions of the San Gabriel Valley are
participating in a novel research project targeting the invasive Asian Tiger
Mosquito. Students will learn about mosquito biology, life cycles, and
public health risks while assisting in an important mosquito surveillance
project directly benefiting their community. Would you like to get
involved? Contact us
View our VECTOR
INSPECTORS animated short created especially for YOUR students.
Teacher Prep Materials for Vector Inspector Assembly
The Fall 2012 Vector Inspector Program was a resounding success
Congratulations to all who participated!
This MAP shows the
results of this effort: Participating schools and results of student samples and
questionnaires are shown. Many yards were surveyed and sampled in a very
short span of time helping our staff instantly identify areas that need our
Elementary Education Program
Information about our Elementary Education Program
Elementary Outreach Program Flyer
Read about our latest project: The Ecologically Sustainable Methods and Research
Training (EcoSMART) Laboratory. Once completed, this unique learning
center will provide students and adults alike with a unique understanding of
their critical role in protecting the health and ecology of the region.
Newsletter and Activities
Direct links to the materials found in the "For Kids" section, including our Critter Chats Newsletter, pictures to print and color, cut-out bugs, and more.
Request Education Materials
Use our report form to submit a request for education materials.