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Reminder – Tick Season

02 May

I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone about the dangers of ticks.  It’s that time of year again where the flowers are starting to bloom and the trees are starting to bud.  When you are out enjoying nature, be mindful of your surroundings – especially in areas where ticks might be inhabiting.

This morning my wife took the dog for a walk down a wooded trail and about an hour after returning home, she discovered a tick crawling on her neck.  This evening, while sitting in the living room, I felt something on the back of my neck.  I reached back and touched what felt like a scab on my neck.  It was another tick!

That’s enough reminder for me.  Check out this article on ticks to help you be better prepared.

 

Ticks and What You Need To Know About Them

04 Jun

Tick_jena Ticks are an often underestimated and poorly understood foe.  In my travels I’ve found that the majority of family campers that I have met lack a good understanding about ticks and the dangers they bring with them.

Let’s take a look at why we should be worried about ticks, how to spot them, how to keep them at bay, and what to do if you get bitten by one.

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