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WEBINAR - Seasonal Variation in Activity and Abundance of Human-Biting Ticks

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Event date/time: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Topic: SEASONAL VARIATION IN ACTIVITY AND ABUNDANCE OF HUMAN-BITING TICKS

Deer tick questing Throughout their ranges, human biting ticks can be found actively seeking hosts throughout the year, but the size (life stage) of ticks and their relative density varies through the seasons. In this presentation, we will cover the ticks’ life cycle and how it impacts the risk of tick-borne disease exposure. Speaker: Dr. Stephen Rich, UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology

This is part of a FREE live webinar series presented noon to 1:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in 2020. Preregistration is required to access the webinars.
Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3884677239011252738.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Co-sponsored by UMass Extension and the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology.

Contact's name: 
Ellen Weeks
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Contact's phone on day of event: 
413-545-0895