Mosquito Fogging Coming to Ames

Ames- Mosquito fogging begins in Ames on Monday June 19th until the end of September. Fogging is a technique used to control the population of Mosquitos. The Iowa State University Department of Entomology decides when fogging needs to be done and sends mosquitos to labs to be tested. 

Mosquitos can carry a wide variety of diseases. This is why the Parks and Recreation Department has the Entomology Department work on keeping the numbers low. 

The Parks and Recreation Department will be following this schedule for fogging between 8-10pm. If there is rain the fogging will be done in the morning from 6-8am or rescheduled for Thursday : 

  • Mondays: Country Gables Park, Ames Dog Park and Hunziker Youth Sports Complex 
  • Tuesdays: Homewood Golf Course, Inis Grove Park, Brookside Park, and River Valley Park
  • Wednesdays: Bandshell Park, More Memorial Park, Emma McCarthy Lee Park and Daley Park. 

If there is a park or area being used for a large event and it is not listed, contact the Parks and Recreation Department to request fogging. 


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