Tag Archives: Lyme disease

PSA — How you can get Lyme disease from a plant

From Kelly Stettner, Black River Action Team Have you seen this plant? Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii) is pretty, there’s no doubt about that: interesting leaf pattern, lovely foliage, and bright red berries. Who would imagine this plant is a threat … Continue reading

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NY ecologist: Northeast may see more Lyme disease

From Russ Tonkin, Town Health Officer March 16, 2012 MILLBROOK, N.Y. (AP) — A disease ecologist says the Northeast should prepare for a surge in Lyme disease this spring. Richard Osfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook says the … Continue reading

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