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TickReport Webinar Series: #1 Deer Ticks and Associated Diseases
March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tune into TickTalk with TickReport, a FREE live webinar series by Dr. Stephen Rich, Director of the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology, 12-1 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in February, March, April, May, and October 2019. View topics and descriptions of all webinars. Join us for the next webinar!
March 13, noon-1 pm
DEER TICKS (Ixodes scapularis) AND ASSOCIATED DISEASES
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Rich, UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology
The black-legged (deer) tick is the primary vector of several tick-borne diseases (TBDs). The natural history of these ticks and the pathogens they transmit will be presented in the context of helping to understand how to reduce the risk of TBD.
Preregistration is required to access the webinars. Register for “Deer Ticks and Associated Diseases” at:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8959591893737743873 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
There will be no pesticide contact hours or association credits for these free webinars.
See the complete schedule of Tick Report Webinars co-sponsored by UMass Extension and the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology