Deer ticks: How they get on you, how to get them off

June 19, 2014 4:01 AM

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Martha Foley: Topic one: we have to talk about ticks, because everybody thought a cold winter would beat back the tick population. It didn’t, and in the valleys all around the Adirondacks, we’re really living with a new outdoor worry, and that is deer ticks. And maybe they aren’t in the Adirondacks yet, but I think they’re coming.

Curt Stager: Yeah, that’s the idea, that deer ticks are mainly a concern because they carry Lyme disease and that’s now a problem all through the Northeastern states. But the Adirondacks--fortunately so far--this little island where it’s hard to find deer ticks. So we’re concerned, of course, with t...

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