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New Tick Threat In Maine

Maine is known as being the “Pine Tree State” because of the large number of wooded areas and pine trees that are found here. While they are beautiful and beneficial, the plentiful wooded and rural areas found in Maine allow tick populations to thrive. Read More >

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Why Maine Residents Aren't Safe From Mosquitoes

While Maine is somewhat famous for their "black fly season" mosquitoes can (and do) become a major issue as temperatures warm up in spring. And, in today's world, mosquito bites are not only uncomfortable, they can be dangerous. At best, these bites produce itchy, red, bumps that can plague us for weeks. At worse, a mosquito bite can transmit diseases such as West Nile, dengue, chikungunya, yellow… Read More >

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