My family has been planning a camping trip for this weekend for a few months now. We have everything ready to go, but I hope we don’t forget the tweezers!
The Forest Preseve District of Will County published a nice refresher course on how to avoid, identify and treat ticks if you encouter them while you are enjoying the great outdoors. The entire article is worth a read, but here were my takeaways:
The University of Illinois runs the “I-Tick” program aimed at monitoring when and where we are finding these little jackwagons. You can read more about that HERE.
Have fun out there!