Tick population may thrive thanks to snowpack's insulation
"Chalk up another strike against the winter. It turns out all that snow may have benefited one of our tiniest, but still-menacing, nemeses: the tick".
By Matt Rocheleau (@mrochele) via BostonGlobe.com
"“The deep snow likely served as an insulator, much to everyone’s chagrin,” said Thomas N. Mather, director of the University of Rhode Island's Center for Vector-Borne Disease and its TickEncounter Resource Center."
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Snowy winter could add to Mass. tick bite worries http://t.co/MpDB8kXEqD— Matt Rocheleau (@mrochele) June 15, 2015