Six Surprising Facts About Lyme Disease

Six Surprising Facts About Lyme Disease

Although Lyme Disease is a widely-known disease transferred to humans from infected ticks, there are a lot of myths surrounding Lyme and how it affects us. These interesting facts may surprise you! Not all ticks carry Lyme disease.  Lyme disease is caused by...
Top Five Worst States for Ticks and Lyme Disease

Top Five Worst States for Ticks and Lyme Disease

Ticks are a type of arachnid that dwell in wooded and tall grassy spaces and can live on other animals’ blood. Unfortunately, they also carry diseases like Lyme, Zika, dengue, and plague that they can transfer to humans through their bites.   While...
Packing List: Top Summer Backpacking Essentials

Packing List: Top Summer Backpacking Essentials

Summer is the perfect time to get the family together and head out for some fun on the backcountry trails! To make sure every trip you take is a safe, healthy, and successful one, before you go backpacking this summer, remember to put the following essentials into...