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Tick Life Cycle & Study Activity Timeline

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

Q  Survey #6

Tick Life Cycle and Study Activity Timeline