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Old 08-16-2022, 02:49 PM   #1
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Diatomaceous Earth?

I noticed today after several campers vacated their sites a white powdery substance outlining where their stabilizer feet had been on the ground. I assume that it is something to control ants and other insects. Is it diatomaceous earth?
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Old 08-16-2022, 03:09 PM   #2
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My guess would be yes. I’ve seen diatomaceous earth many times and it runs from white to an off white. Eastbank a COE Canpground recommends it when checking in to control Pharaoh Ants.
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I noticed today after several campers vacated their sites a white powdery substance outlining where their stabilizer feet had been on the ground. I assume that it is something to control ants and other insects. Is it diatomaceous earth?
Could be Sevin…
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Lots of products on the market. DE is probably the cheapest as it’s used in some filter systems on municipal swimming pools. It came in 50 lb bags back when I bought it in the 70s.
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Old 08-17-2022, 09:35 AM   #5
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This is a great idea to sprinkle around the campsite. My wife will be packing some for certain.
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Old 08-17-2022, 12:04 PM   #6
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Try not to breath in Diatomaceous Earth, it's not good on the lungs. Safety First! :-)
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