April 17, 2008

Spraying Locations

Even if you don't live in California, you ought to be concerned about the State's plans to aerially spray its urban populations with chemicals. The USDA has initiated a survey of all 50 states to locate other potential LBAM populations. Since governments notoriously work from the status quo, it's highly likely that whatever actions California takes to handle this moth will set the precedent throughout the country.

CDFA will spray acreage in the following counties:

Beginning June 1, 2008:

Monterey and Santa Cruz counties including:
  • Aptos
  • Aromas
  • Ben Lomond
  • Boulder Creek
  • Castroville
  • Corralitos
  • Del Rey Oaks
  • Felton
  • Los Lomas
  • Marina
  • Monterey
  • Pajaro
  • Pebble Beach
  • Prunedale
  • Rio Del Mar
  • Santa Cruz
  • Scotts Valley
  • Seaside
  • Watsonville

California Food and Agriculture Department Aerial Pesticide Spray Map of Geographic Spray Zones

Beginning August 1, 2008:
  • San Francisco
  • Alameda
    Albany
    Emeryville
    Oakland
    Piedmont
  • Contra Costa
    El Cerrito
    El Sobrante
    Hercules
    Pinole
    Richmond
  • Marin
    Belvedere
    Larkspur
    Sausalito
    Tiburon
  • San Mateo
    Broadmoor
    Brisbane
    Colma
    Daly City
    Pacifica
    San Bruno
    South San Francisco

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