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Tick Populations Explode in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic Following Snowy Winter

"Despite a brutally cold and snowy winter across much the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, experts say tick populations across both regions are thriving this spring".

By Jillian MacMath (@Jillian_MacMath) via

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"'This year, it's clear that dog ticks are probably up at least a third over what we saw last year same time,' Thomas Mather, co-founder and director of the University of Rhode Island TickEncounter Resource Center, said."

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