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Organic Tick Control


According to the CDC, ticks have been reported to be carrying diseases in the Northeastern United States that can be dangerous to the health of your family, friends, and pets.

This includes but is not limited to Lyme Disease, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis, and Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis.

Keep your family, friends, and pets safe with Emerald's Integrated Pest Management.

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All of our applications are human and pet friendly

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Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to tick control. IPM programs use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interaction with the environment. This information, in combination with available pest control methods, is used to manage pest damage with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.

Targeted use of bait boxes

"an environmentally friendly approach to controlling ticks and reducing the risk of disease"
- CDC Biologist Marc Dolan

A study published in 2017 in the Journal of Medical
Entomology suggests that bait boxes can significantly reduce the prevalence of ticks on residential properties.

Bait boxes are 5x7-inch boxes designed to attract mice (and, to a lesser extent, chipmunks, and voles), which are most responsible for spreading Lyme and other tick-borne pathogens.

Targeted use of bait boxes

They contain two key ingredients: an insecticide that kills ticks and bait that attracts mice. As a rodent moves through the box, a wick containing a low-dose insecticide brushes its backside. Ticks that attach to the animal die after exposure to the insecticide. The rodents themselves are unharmed.

The boxes are installed (usually at the interface between a landscaped yard and wooded areas) and replaced at two specific intervals timed to disrupt the ticks’ life cycle at crucial stages across the season. In May, the boxes kill off nymphs, young poppy-seed-sized ticks that seek blood meals from mice, household pets, and humans. In late July and early August, they kill larvae, newly hatched tick offspring about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Larvae are known to latch onto mice in droves (one mouse can carry 300 to 400 tick larvae), seeking both food and shelter.

Targeted use of Damminix Tick Cubes

Targeted use of Damminix Tick Cubes

Damminix Tick Tubes are an effective, safe, and environmentally sound product designed specifically for the control of Lyme disease carrying ticks. Damminix Tick Tubes were developed at a leading Lyme disease research laboratory at the Harvard School of Public Health. They are based on the scientific study of the ecology of the deer tick and the field mouse.

It is well known that deer spread ticks infected with Lyme disease. However, did you know that these same ticks get Lyme disease from mice—not deer? Damminix Tick Tubes® rely on the natural nesting instincts of mice to take the battle to the source and deliver tick control permethrin directly to this animal and the ticks they infect.

Each mouse nesting with Damminix Tick Tubes can kill hundreds of ticks each season. Studies have shown that Damminix Tick Tubes actually reduce the risk of exposure to an infected tick by up to 97% on a treated property.

Targeted spray applications

Emerald’s all natural tick control spray is a blend of soybean, lemongrass and other essential oil’s.

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Targeted spray applications

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