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Avoid Outdoor Pests

Take precautions against Missouri's worst summertime pests: chiggers, mosquitoes, poison ivy, ticks and yellow jackets.

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Frozen Ticks and Chiggers?

After Missouri experienced some bitter cold temperatures during the first 10 days of the new year, I received questions regarding the effects of the low temperatures on this year’s populations of ticks, chiggers, armadillos and insects.

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Insects, Spiders and Kin

These animals (along with crabs, shrimp, crayfish and others) are arthropods—invertebrates with jointed legs. Learn about Missouri's most common arthropods here.

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Lyme Disease in Deer

There has never been a documented case of a human contracting Lyme disease through the handling or consumption of venison. Learn more.

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MDC offers tips for avoiding tick-borne illnesses

A few simple precautions can dramatically reduce the potential for infection.

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Miscellany

This content is archived
"Miscellany" for the May 2007 Missouri Conservationist.

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NOT a Lyme-disease Rash

Here is what my rash looked like the day after a deer tick bit me.

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Reflections

This content is archived
"Reflections" for the August 1997 Missouri Conservationist.

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Tick

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Tick (Underside)

Tick (view of underside).

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