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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Why Disney World in Florida is Mosquito Free

Aloha Everyone,

I always make sure that we carry insect repellents whenever we travel to Florida. I personally don’t recall being bitten by mosquitoes in one of the happiest places on earth or resort to using hydrocortisone cream after a bite.

So here is the answer. This is a fascinating story of how Walt Disney created a mostly pest-free amusement park in the middle of Florida’s swamp country. This amazing achievement is credited to MIT graduate and engineering expert Major General William “Joe” Potter. Below is a link to the Reader’s Digest article.

Aloha -- Cathi