Does the threat of ticks keep you from enjoying outdoor activities? If you’re confused about how best to protect yourself, be sure to read these important tips.
You hate black flies even more than some other flying insects? They actually do some good in the world. Read how.
A few years ago, Clayton Douglass went to his local quick care clinic to have a rash under his arm checked out. The doctor didn’t know what it was and prescribed a cream, which didn’t work. The rash spread. Clayton spends a lot of time in the woods, so suspected he might have Lyme disease. “I’m […]
What’s all the fuss? The fuss is that a few weeks ago sweet little Wiper (yes, that’s his name) was so sick his humans (their names are Russ and Donna) thought he might be dying. First, his legs kept going out from under him and then one morning, they found him stretched out on […]
My nephew Justin was recently diagnosed with Lyme Disease. He’s at high risk because he works in the woods, and is diligent about checking himself thoroughly for ticks. During his first month of cutting trees this season he found three ticks crawling across his skin and one in his mustache on the left side of […]
Finally, a day without rain this weekend. My husband and I wasted no time getting outside to do some much-needed yard work and the black flies wasted no time making sure they got a good meal out of us. I tried to get into the zen of pulling weeds, but I guess there’s nothing zen […]