Media highlights UMaine research about the spread of Lyme disease-causing ticks in Maine

The Bangor Daily News and Mount Desert Islander reported on a University of Maine and Maine Medical Center study illustrating how Lyme disease-causing ticks have increased in Maine. The researchers suggested that the emergence of blacklegged ticks in the Holt Research Forest could be linked in part to climate change and an increase in the local population of white-tailed deer, the primary blood meal host for adult ticks.