More Mice Last Summer Could Mean More Ticks & Lyme Disease This Summer in Southeastern Massachusetts

My Fox Boston reported last week that 2017 is expected to be a hazardous year for Lyme Disease. The reason? Mice. An increase in mouse populations in 2016 is a key indicator for the tick population and Lyme disease risk the following summer. Ecologist’s count the mice and use those numbers…

Continue reading

Tick Tubes: The Most Effective Long Term Tick Control in Southeastern Massachusetts

If you research the life cycle of a tick, you might ask why we mention “long term” tick control. The CDC clearly shows that the risk for tick-borne disease infection is predominantly late spring and summer. That’s when ticks are most plentiful, right? So why not spray then and be…

Continue reading