California’s tick hotspots are unevenly distributed throughout state
KQED Public Media, July 27, 2017:
by Anna Kusmer
Northern California has many attractions, but the fact that it’s prime tick habitat isn’t one of them.
Adding to the angst surrounding outdoor activities is that tick hotspots are unevenly distributed on a patchy landscape.
One moment you’re strolling through redwood forests, the next through oak forests, and a couple of hours later you may come across scenic chaparral. While on this iconic hike, you probably don’t realize that you’ve moved through both high- and low-risk Lyme disease areas. The question is, do you know where you are most at risk? READ MORE.