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Mosquitos

  "I’m covered in mosquito bites," a friend says. "Aren’t you?"  Is it just dumb luck?  Or is there science behind which of us the mosquitoes prefer?

Mosquitoes have been around for more than 30 million years, and it seems like they have become experts at finding people to bite.  Learn which of us is the most attractive to our 60 local species of mosquitoes.

W. Brooks Paternotte took the helm of Irvine Nature Center as executive director in July 2013 and immediately began building on the strong 35-year foundation. Brooks is a Baltimore native who was a teacher, coach, advisor, dean and Head of the Middle School during his 13 years at Boys’ Latin School in Baltimore. He is also an instructor and ambassador of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and is a Leave No Trace Master, as well as an avid outdoorsman and a features writer for FlyLife Magazine.
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