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Aug. 21, 2013 · By Cassandra Profita

Bandon Residents "Held Hostage In Their Homes" By Mosquitoes

My latest story for EarthFix: A restoration project in Bandon Marsh created new habitat for salmon and shorebirds, but it also created a new breeding ground for mosquitoes. Local residents are asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife to control the swarms that are keeping them indoors despite beautiful summer weather.

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Filed under: Environment, Water, Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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