Mosquito Season: When Does It Begin in Your Area?
Believe it or not, mosquito season may be here already, depending on where you live. That’s right. Mosquitoes start becoming active as soon as temperatures reach a consistent 50 degrees or above.
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Now gearing up for its second season, FlyFoe is set to protect more turf than ever from harmful ticks and mosquitoes this year, with three new U.S. locations in the Midwest and South.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), climate change is not only increasing the number of ticks in the U.S., but it’s widening their territory. While the majority of Lyme disease cases in the U.S. have traditionally occurred in the Northeast, the CDC reports that climate change may affect that.
If there weren’t already enough disease carrying ticks in the U.S., there’s now one more to worry about – the Asian longhorned tick. And it has the potential to make both pets and people very sick.