Aerial spraying scheduled for Parris Island

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) - Aerial spraying to reduce mosquitoes and sand fleas will be taking place next week on Parris Island. The spraying will take place approximately two hours before sundown from Oct. 3 to 6.

The insecticides used present no threat to humans, plants or animals in the area and are approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a news release.

Beekeepers within a 5-mile radius are urged to keep hives covered.

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