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Seasonal Variation in Activity and Abundance of Human-biting Ticks

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

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