Spring Tick Tubes Session – April 16 2018

KMCA is planning a Spring Make Your Own Tick Tube Session on April 16, 2018 from 8-9pm at Kemp Mill Elementary School. This will be open to both members and non-members. Tick tubes are the most effective way to reduce the number of ticks on your property making it safer for outdoor activity. Ticks can transit Lyme disease. Tick tubes are cotton balls soaked in Permethrin stuffed inside a toilet paper roll. Mice take the soft cotton balls back to their nests while the Permethrin kills the ticks but does not harm the mice. Buying pre-made tick tubes costs $80 but the KMCA is buying the materials and offering this event (led by an instructor) at a subsidized rate of $11. You will leave with 24 tick tubes and instructions on how to make more yourself.

Start saving your toilet paper and paper towel rolls to help bring down the cost of the event.

For this event we are requiring reservations and pre-payment so we can buy the correct amount of materials. Please use the form below. Payment is by Paypal, and you will be redirected to Paypal after entering your information.

Jonathan Aghion

Chairman, Deer Committee
Kemp Mill Civic Association


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