May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month (to coincide with the start of high tick season) and this article featured in the Daily Record last week serves as a timely reminder as to why being ‘tick aware’ is so important. This young tree surgeon describes his “traumatic ordeal” after contracting Lyme disease from a tick biteContinue reading “Lyme disease symptoms similar to COVID”
We are so excited to feature in this month’s edition of Families Chiltern! Families Chiltern has been looking after families in the Chiltern Hills for over 16 years and always offers great information and tips to local parents. To read the full article, click here! With many families looking forward to another year of staycations,Continue reading “Staycation trends for 2021!”
The latest research to come out of the Universities of Glasgow and Liverpool confirms that ticks are equally happy in open, treeless habitats as they are in woodlands. This supports our long-held view that infected ticks are a problem which affects the whole country and we need to be more proactive about tick prevention. ReadContinue reading “Let’s get proactive about tick prevention!”
Earlier this month, we caught up with Sunita Thakur from ‘Out to the Woods’ Community Interest Company in Kent to find out about her Forest School journey. Sunita shares her passion for the benefits of Forest School and explains the joy she gets when she sees children having ‘light bulb moments’! Read the full interviewContinue reading “Forest School Fun!”
Watch this amazing video (filmed especially for us by a wildlife expert) showing exactly what ticks think of Botanic Protect tick repellent..!