Wisconsin Ticks: Tick Biology, Diseases, and Personal Protection

Spring means gardening season, but it also means that the ticks are out. In this talk, we’ll cover the basic biology of Wisconsin’s main tick species and discuss the health threats associated with ticks. Lastly, we’ll examine ways to protect ourselves, our families, and our pets from ticks. Our presenter will be PJ Liesch from the UW-Madison Dept. Entomology Insect Diagnostic Lab. This online program will be offered on Thursday, April 23rd from 2 to 3 p.m. via Zoom. Please register by 8 a.m. on April 23, 2020, using this link https://go.wisc.edu/k5pqoy. The program is free, but registration is required. An email with confirmation will be sent to you.

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