Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Warm weather = early tick season

Email

Early spring. Early tick season.

Yes, wood ticks and deer ticks have been out for quite some time already.

"It is dependent on temperature and moisture," Tamarac Wildlife Refuge Manager Neil Powers said. "Basically at about 40 degrees, either way, in the spring of the year or the fall of the year, that's kind of the clicking point."

So with warm temperatures in early March, the ticks have been out in full force for weeks.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement