You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That North Dakota Is Experiencing A Surge Of Ticks This Year

Spring is here and that means being outside more and the return of pesky bugs. After an especially wet late winter the conditions are, unfortunately, just right for a surge of biting insects, especially ticks. With recent studies of North Dakota tick populations and the amount that carry diseases, it is especially important to stay in the know and take precautions against them. Here is some information about this upcoming tick season:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

You can read more about the NPMA’s tick and bug forecast by clicking here, and more about the 2018 tick surveillance report, tick-transmitted diseases, and more at the North Dakota Department of Health page here.

There are quite a few creepy, crawly insects in North Dakota besides ticks. Here is a list of bugs you can find in ND, some of which deliver quite the sting.