...reads the headline of my letter to the editor last week.
has a mosquito problem. During summer high tides, water fills holes that don't drain back out. Pools provide habitat for the salt marsh mosquito, Aedes dorsalis. People that live near the marsh complain that they can't go outside without mosquitos biting them. "It's hard to get to the car from the back door without several mosquito bites." I can't mow my yard without several layers of clothing." "I love to garden, but I feel like I'm under house arrest, because the mosquitos are so vicious." The motels have had cancellations, the real estate people can't show houses, and the golfers are getting eaten alive.