AUGUSTA (Sun Journal) — Welcome to the start of tick season. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in the United States, and the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a reminder that everyone be “tick aware and tick alert,” especially as the days get warmer. Maine game wardens are definitely seeing ticks, according to spokesman John MacDonald. Ticks like damp, wet grass and woods. The National Weather Service said Tuesday that Maine in April received 5.