https://www.kcra.com/article/experts-harvest-ticks-along-american-river-parkway-test-lyme-disease/30734749# Article and numerous videos here
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. —
The American River Parkway is more than 30 miles of trails and draws over 10 million visitors each year.
But Sacramento’s backyard jewel is also a popular destination for ticks.
Peak tick season runs from December to May, according to Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito Vector Control District….(See link for article)
Here we see a tick in the middle of the sidewalk on a blade of grass – also in CA: https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2019/05/17/video-showing-questing-ticks-in-the-middle-of-the-sidewalk/
Ticks are in unlikely places: https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2018/06/07/ticks-on-beaches/ (see comment section)
Ticks have been found:
- Picnic Benches
- Blown onto screens from lawnmowers
- Blown into swimming pools (assumably from trees)
- Eyeball, butt, and yes Martha – a penis: https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2017/07/30/ticks-found-on-eyeball-buttocks-and-penis/