Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner. It’s the time of year when we get relief from the cabin fever that may have built up over the winter. Whether you enjoy hiking, going to the beach, gardening, or just enjoying a cool drink on the patio, spending time outside in the sunshine can be good for the body and the soul.
As with all good things, though, spending time outdoors comes with its own particular dangers. It’s important to take precautions during the summertime to safeguard against sunburn, Lyme disease, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, poison ivy, and more.
Over the years, we’ve tried to offer some practical advice to help keep you and your family safe in the great outdoors. Here’s a look at a few timely pieces of advice to read before you head outside for the season:
All this week, we’ll be offering some summertime safety advice, including tips on food safety, extreme weather safety, and more. Be sure to check back with us throughout the week.
Happy, and safe, trails, from your friends at the Farmers’ Almanac!