You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That New York Is Experiencing A Major Surge Of Ticks This Year

An issue that’s been almost impossible not to notice if you’ve been living here for a while, the entire state of New York has continued to see an increase in ticks over the last couple of years. Affecting nearly every region of our state, with the eastern half seeing more cases than the west, you don’t need to be hiking knee-deep through the thick of our forests to find yourself running into these pesky creatures. With this year’s population predicted to be one of the worsts, here’s what you should know about ticks in the Empire State and how you can stay safe.

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If you’ve already begun to see ticks this year, be sure to tell us in the comments! For more cheerful articles involving Mother Nature’s creations, take a look at how Millions Of Butterflies Are Headed Straight For New York This Spring!