Post Theresa Shelton

Tick Surveillance Update
Through February 2017

Tick collection continued through the month of February during periods of dry weather. Parks visited in February include Quarry Park in El Granada, Montara Mountain in San Pedro Valley Park near Montara, Eaton Park in San Carlos, Edgewood Park in Redwood City and Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve near Woodside.

Winter 2017 Tick Collections through February 2017

Park

Nearest City/Town

Ticks Collected

Water Dog Lake Park

Belmont

189

Eaton Park

San Carlos

182

Big Canyon Park

San Carlos

201

Thornewood Open Space Preserve

Woodside

599

Portola Valley Ranch

Portola Valley

279

Quarry Park

Half Moon Bay

1

Purisima Creek Redwod Open Space Preserve

Woodside

35

Montara Mountain

Pacifica

37

Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve

Portola Valley

273

Los Trancos Open Space Preserve

Portola Valley

175

Huddart County Park

Woodside

220

Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve

Redwood City

255

Crystal Springs Regional Trail – San Andreas Segment

Millbrae

174

Laurelwood Park

San Mateo

249

Edgewood Park

Redwood City

160

 

Tick testing for the presence of Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia miyamotoi, bacteria that can cause Lyme disease and Borrelia miyamotoi infection is underway in the District laboratory.

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