Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean


FREE Public Awareness Lecture

MOSQUITOS: A talk by U.C. Researcher and Lecturer, Jan Washburn

September 17, 2016
10:00am to 11:30am in the Gardens Meeting Room

Meet California’s native and recently introduced mosquitos and learn about diseases they carry that pose major health threats to humans and native birds. Learn to help reduce their population and what to do to protect yourself.

Lecturer Jan Washburn has taught, conducted research, and published extensively since earning his PhD in Entomology from UC Berkeley in 1984. He has served as a Trustee and, recently, as Interim Director of Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District and as Editor of the Proceedings of the California Mosquito and Vector Control Association. He is a docent at the UCB Botanical Garden and a Land Conservancy Trustee in Comptche, where he resides. Jan has been a regular lecturer in the Mendocino County Master Gardener Program.


Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Schedule Details: 10:00am to 11:30am in the Gardens Meeting Room

Payment Information: This public awareness lecture is FREE to attend