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Grant Woods

Good Tick Habitat!


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Why would anyone want to know what’s good tick habitat? So they can alter it and reduce the tick population! Good tick habitat exists in most hardwood forests, grasslands or anywhere with a constant layer of duff (dead vegetation) and growing vegetation. Ticks prefer the duff layer as it usually holds moisture. Without moisture ticks […]

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Grant Woods

More Ticks After A Cold Winter!


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It seems I’ve had more questions/comments about ticks this spring than during past years. This is especially true from areas that had extended snow cover and/or cold temperatures last winter. It seems logical that there would be fewer ticks following a harsh winter. However, the opposite can be true. If the winter conditions are constantly […]

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