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Deer Tick Infestation closes Massachusetts Campsites

Deer Tick Infestation closes Massachusetts Campsites

September 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The busy summer season is over, and usually by this time the officials at Nickerson State Park on Cape Cod close one of their seven camping areas, but this year they are closing three of their campsites. Instead of a lack of campers, it’s an infestation of Deer Ticks which is the reason. These pests […]

Tick-Borne Diseases Are No Walk in the Park

Tick-Borne Diseases Are No Walk in the Park

August 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Several months ago I posted an article on ticks and Lyme disease based on information from the non-profit Rhode Island TickEncounter Resource Center: Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know about Ticks…And Stay Disease-Free The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) and the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation are also spreading the word about one of the seasons’ biggest — […]