Northwest Mosquito
and Vector Control Association

About Us

NWMVCA membership has a diverse range of interests including operational control, public health, and research. The association began in the 1960s.

Integrated Mosquito Management

The Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control Association supports management of vector populations when and where necessary by means of an integrated program designed to benefit or to have minimal adverse effects on people, domestic animals, wildlife and the environment. This integrated pest management policy recognizes that vector populations cannot always be eliminated, but often must be suppressed to tolerable levels and that selection of scientifically-sound suppression methods must be based upon consideration of what is ecologically and economically in the long-term interest of humankind.

The following principles are to be followed: