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Invasive Aedes mosquitoes

A yellow fever mosquito feeding and filling up with blood.

Non-native mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti, have been detected in Santa Barbara County. To learn more about the threats they pose and what you can do to prevent their breeding, you can read more here: 

Aedes aegypti brochureAedes aegypti brochure-SpanishInvasive Aedes press release

Visit the Mosquito & Vector Control Association of California for information, including short videos, that explain some of the innovative technologies that can be used for controlling non-native Aedes mosquitoes: Innovative Technologies

Frequently Asked Questions about innovative technologies: 


A Public Service Announcement on Aedes aegypti in Santa Barbara (produced by and in cooperation with the City of Santa Barbara):