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True or False? Central Massachusetts Ticks Are Active in the Winter

As Fall has arrived, Central Massachusetts residents look forward to bidding adieu to the mosquitoes, gnats, flies and other insects that are one of the only downsides of summertime in the Bay State. One of the few exceptions to this … Continue reading

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Eliminate Central Massachusetts Spring Tick Population Now: Without a Time Machine

Were you picking ticks off your dog daily this spring? It seems like this summer went by in a blink of an eye, making the memories of spring’s plentiful tick season a fresh memory for everyone in Central Massachusetts.  Did … Continue reading

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Those are NOT Tick Eggs in Central Mass

Informing the public about tick-borne diseases and tick behavior has become much easier and faster thanks to the popularity of social media. With the easy sharing of multiple media types, more people know the symptoms of Lyme and how to … Continue reading

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What exactly is a tick “blood meal” and can all blood meals make you sick?

Ticks take their blood meal from their hosts such as animals, birds and us.  When ticks take their blood meal from a host, they may leave their host with debilitating infections.  Female ticks will take 3 such blood meals and … Continue reading

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Fall Is The Best Time To Eliminate Ticks And Mosquitoes in MA

Summer is officially over, kids are back in school, winter is coming, so it’s time to think about Thanksgiving and forget about ticks and mosquitoes, right?  Not exactly.  Ticks and mosquitoes are doing their own planning.  In short, they’re planning … Continue reading

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Break the 2-year life cycle of ticks on your Central MA property

You might think the fall is the end of tick season and that you will soon be protected from tick bites with the approaching colder weather.  If so, you are partially correct.  Ticks will begin to go dormant in weather … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Reduce Ticks In Your Yard Next Summer

You may think that ticks die off with cold weather in the winter.  A very cold winter means more ticks die off.  Many people still seem to have this notion but it’s not true.  Ticks become dormant in the winter … Continue reading

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