Image result for TicksTicks  are tiny pesky insects mainly present in shady, wet, brushy, wooded, or grassy locations.  Ticks usually do not fall from trees, fly, or jump; myths that crop up 

simply because they can often be discovered biting up high on our bodies.  They cannot jump or fly and generally climb onto a host from the ground, shrubbery, or low dangling branches.  Ticks have a complex, 2-3 year lifecycle.  The perimeters of woodlands and foliage litter are high-risk. .