Skeeter Meter

We tried to eat dinner outside Weds. Night, but got chased inside by mosquitoes. They’re not everywhere, but a good part of West Michigan has seen a big uptick in the mosquito population. We had a dry August, so we didn’t have much standing water around. However, after the heavy rain on Sept. 4, 13 and 14, the standing water, relatively warm weather and light winds provided a perfect environment for the skeeters to breed and then attack. Usually it takes about a week after a significant rain to get the mosquitoes out in full force. The spider population has…