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Little “Tick”-ing Time Bombs

Little “Tick”-ing Time Bombs

In the mid 1990s, I canoed a section of the ehrlichiosis. I’m no stranger to these tiny arachnids. Western Wisconsin is one of the hotbeds of tick-borne illnesses, especially Lyme disease—and

Mar 28, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Report: Tick-Transmitted Powassan Virus “Worse Than Lyme Disease”

Report: Tick-Transmitted Powassan Virus “Worse Than Lyme Disease”

If thoughts of Lyme Disease were enough to keep you up at night, you might want to hide under covers after hearing this: rose to double-digit numbers in 2011 and...

Apr 10, 2015 : Jordan Bowman
Tiny Terrors of the AT: Dirty Details About Deer Ticks and Lyme Disease

Tiny Terrors of the AT: Dirty Details About Deer Ticks and Lyme Disease

Forget bears, forget thunderstorms, forget things that go bump in the night: the real terror on the Appalachian Trail is the size of a sesame seed—or smaller. The eastern deer...

Dec 8, 2014 : Jordan Bowman
Deer Tick Virus May Be On Rise Near the Appalachian Trail

Deer Tick Virus May Be On Rise Near the Appalachian Trail

Ticks. In the outdoor community there are few creatures more feared or more despised than the tick. First of all they suck your blood to survive. Next consider that the...

Jun 5, 2014 : Kenny Howell