Department of Community Services

Operations & Programs

Learn about mosquito control in Yukon

Mosquitos are sprayed each year to reduce annoyance for Yukon residents and visitors.

Program dates

Mosquito control is an annual program that usually takes place between April and August.

Larvicide information

Larvicide (VectoBac 200G) is applied to standing water like ponds from the air and by hand. The larvicide is only harmful to mosquitos and has no effect on insects, fish, birds, or mammals.

Local community offices will be notified of aerial application dates.

Do your part

Make sure you drain any standing water on your property. You can contact Duka Environmental Services to report any ponds or other still water near you.

For more information, visit Duka Environmental Services or call 1-604-881-4656 (toll-free 1-800-681-3472).