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ticks

British Columbia
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6 reviews
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ticks

are ticks a problem in the area this time of year? I heard of someone i knew getting lyme disease but that was earlier in the season.

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Athens, Ontario
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555 posts
75 reviews
88 helpful votes
1. Re: ticks

Although ticks are less prevalent the further north you go, they can appear anywhere in the province. Summer time is prime season to pick one up, but as long as there's grass they could be around.

Make sure to check yourself if you get close to nature while in the area and check out this article from the Ontario Ministry of Health:

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/publications/disease/lyme.aspx

Paris, Ontario
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1 post
74 reviews
40 helpful votes
2. Re: ticks

Hey do not worry about ticks, they are much smaller than the black bears and easier to remove!

West Grey, Canada
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108,877 posts
99 reviews
640 helpful votes
3. Re: ticks

Old post from 2013

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