Tick ID Lab - Tick Management
Although management of tick populations can be a challenge, reducing exposure to ticks is critical in avoiding Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections. Unfortunately there is no one single control method that will significantly reduce tick populations on its own. An integrated pest management (IPM) approach relies on a combination of practices to prevent or manage pest issues through the most economical and ecologically sound measures. By utilizing the following strategies in an integrated approach, exposure to ticks and tick-borne diseases can be reduced.