Orange County hosts a week full of events to celebrate Earth Day

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County hosted several events to celebrate Earth Day this week.

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The Mosquito Control Department kicked off the festivities on Tuesday.

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They showcased some of their airboats and equipment used to control algae blooms and the mosquito population.

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The department wants to ensure the community is in good hands when it comes to mosquitos.

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“We have to spray neighborhoods to control it,” said Orange County Mosquito Control manager Steve Harrison.

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There was also a tree planting and monarch butterfly garden inauguration Friday.

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