Soon you may not need DEET at all.
It could be available by 2023.
The insects are an unlikely ally against the lone star tick.
You don’t need a can full of DEET to keep ticks and mosquitoes at bay.
Learn to ID the bloodsuckers and understand the diseases they might carry.
If done right, regular, planned fires can manage tick populations in the Northeast.
What the outdoor community needs to know about the red-meat allergy spread by ticks.
Twice as large as a normal tick, these suckers are on the move.
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More reasons to avoid becoming a blood meal.
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