Mosquito breeding occurs in freshwater after periods of high rainfall where there is flooding of the wetlands. Mosquitoes are known to present serious health risks and cause considerable nuisance to residents and visitors to the Shire of Capel. Read more about how far Mozzies travel in the ‘Mozzie Mark and Recapture Project’.
Fight the Bite
A great source of information in regards to mosquito management in the South West is Fight the Bite, which is a combined initiative of the WA Department of Health and local governments including Shire of Capel, City of Bunbury, City of Busselton, Shire of Dardanup and Shire of Harvey.
You can report increase mosquito activity in your area by emailing us directly.