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Ticks in Winter

2021-01-26T08:57:39-05:00

The following appeared in the 2020 Jan/Feb issue of Adirondac Magazine By Dr. Richard Ostfeld Photographs courtesy of Cary Institute/Pamela Freeman The black-legged ticks that infect us with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases disappear in winter, right? Not entirely. Although we are less likely to get a tick bite in READ MORE

2020 New York State Lobby Day Opportunities

2020-01-20T13:38:32-05:00

In February there are multiple opportunities for you to talk with New York State Assembly members and Senators about the places and issues that are important to you: The Catskill Park, The Adirondack Park, and support for protecting open space. Please sign-up to come to Albany on one or more READ MORE

View From Albany: Tick-Borne Diseases

2021-01-26T08:57:46-05:00

For all of us who love the outdoors, a familiar annoyance is quickly transforming into a real health threat to humans. The blood-thirsty tick waits for us on the shrubby vegetation and leaf-litter of our backyards and favorite parks, and along the trails, streams, and lakes where we play. Most READ MORE