Tick Talk by The Tick Chick
Jennifer has always had an interest in environmental issues and improving human health. She has spent her career using systems-thinking approaches to solve complex health and environmental problems. In 2011, while she was working on her doctorate in public health she contracted Ehrlichiosis, a tick-borne illness. Her personal experience with tick-borne illness and interest in using environmentally-safe products led her to start TickWarriors in 2016.
Over the past few months I’ve developed a morbid fascination with ticks. I even did something I said I’d never do again – I bought a textbook: Ticks -Biology, Disease, and Control. To better understand how to effectively manage ticks we must understand their makeup...read more
As a kid -- long before "google" became a verb-- I thought it was the coolest thing ever that a google is a one with a hundred zeros after it. It looks like this: 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000...read more
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection (Borrelia burgdorferi) primarily transmitted by Ixodes ticks, also known as black-legged ticks. These tiny arachnids are typically found in wooded and grassy areas. While some sightings of black-legged ticks do occur in Chatham...read more