TERC Resources

Rhode Island TickEncounter Risk Map, 1994-2013

Where in Rhode Island do you have the highest risk for encountering a nymphal Blacklegged tick? Our interactive map allows you to compare state tick encounter risk between the years 1994 - 2013. The white areas depict places where appropriate tick habitat is absent. Read more about collecting data on deer tick abundance in Rhode Island @ www.uri.edu: "URI researcher alarmed by another record-breaking year for ticks in Rhode Island" (Sept 5, 2013).

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Hover mouse pointer over each thumbnail to view map from that year. Average

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