If you would like your property inspected for mosquitoes you can go to our online service request form or you can call our district office at (530) 533-6038 or (530) 342-7350. Please provide the following:
• Name, address, closest cross street and daytime phone number
• Time of day you were bitten (morning, afternoon, evening)
• Were you bitten inside or outside
You do not need to be home in order to have your property inspected or treated for mosquitoes. If there is street access to your yard please indicate this as well as any other thing we should know about (locked gates, dogs etc.)
The Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District offers free mosquitofish for pickup at the following locations:
Chico, CA. (only by appt)
Hamilton City, CA.
Mosquitofish are also available for delivery by District personnel for those who have very large ponds or are unable to drive to one of our pickup locations.
Note: If you are picking up fish please bring your own container.
Fish plant guide: (Surface feet)
5-foot pond: 4-6 fish
10-foot pond: 8-10 fish
20-foot pond: 12-15 fish
40-foot and up: Contact District for delivery
Yellow Jacket/Wasp Removal
The Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District is available to assist in the removal of Yellow Jacket and wasp nests. For assistance please call our District Office at (530) 533-6038 or (530) 342-7350.
Tick and Insect Identification
The District's mission is to protect residents from mosquitoes and other vectors that transmit disease. Public education is an important part in the success of combating diseases such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease. The District's education program consists of public appearances at local city and county fairs, participation in the state Mosquito and Vector Awareness week, and presentations to schools and local civic groups.
If you would like to schedule a presentation by District personnel, please contact our office at (530) 533-6038 or (530) 342-7350 or you can email us here. Please see our Public Education page for more information.