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Ticks

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bite of an infected deer tick. Untreated Lyme can cause a number of health problems. Remember to Identify, prevent, and remove.

Resources

Tick-ID: Know Them. Prevent Them.

Ticks: What You Need to Know

Pets & Lyme Disease

Pike County Tick Borne Diseases Task Force – The Pike County Tick Borne Diseases Task Force and the Pike County Commissioners have joined forces to help prevent the spread of Lyme and other tick borne diseases. They work to educate the public about the prevalence and dangers of tick borne diseases, how to protect yourself from becoming infected, and how to enjoy your time outside.

Telephone: (570) 503-6334

Life around PEEC

A cluster of poison ivy leaves

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy is common in this area. Be alert for hairy vines and plants with leaves in groups of 3. If exposed, clean the area with cold, soapy water as soon as possible.

A map showing the PEEC Campus and the No Hunting Zone

Hunting Seasons

Hikers and hunters share the trails within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area; however, there is a “No Hunting” area surrounding the PEEC campus.

For further information on current hunting seasons, please check the Pennsylvania Game Commission or Hunt Fish PA.

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