TEE’D OFF AT TICKS

TEE’D OFF AT TICKS

Currently, the range of tick species that transmit Lyme disease are expanding due to climate change and human alteration of the natural environment. As a result, Lyme disease is a growing threat to those that play golf or work on golf courses since they can...
eTick Monitoring Program Expands Reach

eTick Monitoring Program Expands Reach

Currently, the range of many tick species are expanding in North America due to climate change and human alteration of the natural environment. Therefore, there is an increasing need for improved tick surveillance tools. The Public Health Agency of Canada has...
Pecking away at Lyme disease

Pecking away at Lyme disease

Pecking away at Lyme disease In the fight against Lyme disease, tick-eating mammals such as the opossum which were discussed in my previous blog are frontline commanders in reducing the tick population. Chickens, famously known for pecking bugs and small insects off...
Groundhog ticks and Powassan virus

Groundhog ticks and Powassan virus

The groundhog tick also known as the woodchuck tick is primarily found in the Eastern and Central United States, as well as in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces in Canada. Groundhog ticks are found mostly in the burrows of burrowing mammals...
Protect your Family and Advance Science

Protect your Family and Advance Science

When you have collected ticks using your Bullseye residential tick drag, don’t flush them down the toilet or destroy them.  There are several government organizations and universities across North America that will identify ticks for free. Many offer the service of...