Interesting Article About the Effect of this Winter’s Harsh Weather on the Lyme Tick Population

Ticks May Be in Full Force this Season

 
tickspoughkeepsie42215I know I was expecting this year to be a more positive one for those of us petrified of getting another tick bite. However, experts are saying that the increased amount of snow that fell in the Northeast and Midwest this past winter could actually have helped ticks protect themselves from death. As explained in the following article, the snow might have been like a blanket, which keeps one warm during cold temperatures. Thus, ticks may have been tucked away safe rather than eradicated. This means we will have to be even more diligent as the warm weather approaches. You can read more here: Harsh Weather No Bother for Ticks.

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