Ticks in Winter

2019-03-13T09:16:07-04:00

Blacklegged ticks, which transmit the agents of Lyme disease, babesiosis, and anaplasmosis, disappear in winter, right?  Well, not entirely.  Although human encounters with these ticks are less likely in winter, there are plenty of ticks out in the environment lurking in a state of (almost) suspended animation.  Larval ticks that READ MORE