South Jersey Times: Decades of experience helps Gloucester County mosquito control supervisor to fight bloodsucking nuisance

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Wayne Wurtz, general supervisor of mosquito control, checks traps along the Glassboro Wildlife Management area, Friday, July 12, 2013.
Photo courtesy of Tim Hawk.


Wearing a reflective yellow vest, Wayne Wurtz spends every weekday doing something most people avoid — seeking out mosquitos throughout Gloucester County. He’s doing it to help stem the population of the tiny nuisances, but it's a job that never ends, especially in times when consistent rain provides ample breeding grounds for the bloodsucking insects.


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