tick http://michiganradio.org en There's a tick boom in Michigan - Here are 5 things you should know http://michiganradio.org/post/theres-tick-boom-michigan-here-are-5-things-you-should-know <p>On today's Environment Report, <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/tick-populations-continue-rise-michigan">we talked about ticks</a>.</p><p>Michigan State University entomologist Howard Russell told me that tick season is booming in Michigan this year.</p><p>And the boom is happening in areas where ticks were relatively rare a few years ago.<br><br>Specifically, Russell says the blacklegged tick population is expanding in Michigan. Those are the bad ones. The suckers that can carry Lyme disease.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:54:51 +0000 Rebecca Williams 12877 at http://michiganradio.org There's a tick boom in Michigan - Here are 5 things you should know