Your Family's Safety

Landscape Modifications

Be aware that ticks may become active any time the temperature is above freezing.

Identify Tick Habitats Around Your Home.

Deer ticks require a damp, humid environment to survive. Ticks are usually found in:

Modify your environment by cutting lawns and removing leaf litter. Keep children’s play areas away from wooded edges and tall grass. Deer ticks will not thrive in sunlit areas.

Ideal location for childrens playcenter. Poor location for childrens playcenter.

Make your yard less tick friendly by doing the following: