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Fw: Tricks for Ticks?
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- Subject: Fw: Tricks for Ticks?
- From: "stephen compton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 06:46:15 -0400
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----- Original Message -----
From: "stephen compton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Gary Phillips" <email@example.com>
Cc: "Cathy Jaggars" <USMC52@aol.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 6:45 AM
Subject: Re: Tricks for Ticks?
> Dear Tick Fighters,
> This may seem exceedingly simple, but
> remember to avoid brushing up against
> foliage as much as possible.Most of the time,
> when I keep this in mind, I find very few ticks.
> When you do have to crash through the bushes,
> check immediately, so our little friends
> don't have a chance to attach. And always,
> always have a friend check you after your
> visist to tick land.
> The coastal Indians like the Santee, Kiawah,
> Etiwan, Yemasee wore no clothing. They
> reputedly repelled ticks and other insects
> by wearing bear fat mixed with various
> other herbs. It is true that it is much easier
> to detect ticks if you wear no clothing, since they love to hide in your
> clothes and migrate around
> through your waistband,collar, or cuffs. If you must wear clothes, wear
> light colored clothing so that
> you can see the dark-bodied insects more easily.
> For healthy birding,
> Steve Compton
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary Phillips" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Kristine Cox" <kriscox@ISLC.net>; "Carolina Birds"
> Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 11:25 PM
> Subject: Re: Tricks for Ticks?
> > 29% deet works pretty well...the only ticks i've seen so far this season
> > were on the one day i didn't use any.
> > happily, no "redbugs" were about that day.
> > ;-)
> > Gary Phillips
> > Conway, SC
> > Sunset Zone 31
> > email@example.com
> > "...where is the person, I ask, who, on observing this glittering
> > of the rainbow, would not pause, admire, and turn his mind with
> > reverence..." (J. J. Audubon)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kristine Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: Carolina Birds <email@example.com>
> > Date: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 11:03 PM
> > Subject: Tricks for Ticks?
> > >Anyone have any tricks for avoiding ticks while birding in the woods?
> > >am getting seed ticks every time I step out of the house. The down
> > >remedy say some in these parts is to consume a couple drops of
> > >turpentine on sugar. I'm tempted to give it a try. Kris Cox, Beaufort
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >