Over a few dozen years watching the pilots for the mosquito control districts, I’ve concluded you have to be just a little bit of a daredevil to drop the mosquito bombs, at least watching them from afar.
MPR’s Tim Post today has a different perspective on these people. Clearly, there’s not a lot of room — or at least, altitude — for error.
It still looks like more fun than sitting in a cubicle…
Related: You Should Meet: Gary Bipes (NewsCut archive).
Airplane drops fish bombs to repopulate lake.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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