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Tick Life Cycle & Study Activity Timeline

Image represents Tick life cycle and study activity over time, following seasonal activities performed and to perform as described in the adjacent table.
Season Month and Year Study Timeline and Actions
Shaded area on diagram indicates seasons where the risk of contracting tickborne disease is greatest.
Spring May 2013

A  Pest control company schedules bait box placement

Summer June–August, 2013

B  Activity Log

C  Ticks collected on selected properties

D  1st round bait boxes placed targeting larvae

E  Survey #1

Fall October & November, 2013

F 1st  round bait boxes removed

G  Survey #2

Spring May 2014

H 2nd  round bait boxes placed targeting nymphs

Summer June – August, 2014

I  Ticks collected on selected properties

J  Survey #3

K  2nd round bait boxes removed

L  3rd round bait boxes blaced targeting larvae

Fall October & November, 2014

M  3rd round bait boxes removed

N  Survey #4

Summer June-August, 2015

O  Ticks collected on selected properties

P  Survey #5

Fall November 2015

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