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Summer Weather Safety

Summer doesn't officially begin until June 21 here in the Northern Hemisphere (the summer solstice is the day when the sun reaches its highest elevation, making it the longest day of the year), but summer weather often jumps the gun. 

May 31 was National Heat Awareness Day, and the summer heat certainly seems to have settled in and made itself at home here in the waning days of spring.It is crucial to know the dangers of summer weather, and be prepared. Here are some helpful tips:

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Mosquito and Snake Safety

(5/30/2019) A reminder to wear bug repellent and limit outside activities at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.  Also there are daily reports of snakes being seen in the area, including rattlesnakes, copperheads, and water moccasins.  Both of thes...