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Webinar: Ticks of Illinois: Biology, Bite Prevention, and Management

  • April 06, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The University of Illinois Extension Forestry team presents a series on nine webinars for woodland owners this spring.  The series is free and open to the public and will explore how landowners can manage manage their trees for better return on investment, improve habitat for wildlife species, learn more about the native ecosytems and restoration potential, and mitigate forest threats such as forest pests, invasive plants, and storm damage. 

This presentation will cover the ticks of human health concern in Illinois, disease agents found in ticks by the statewide surveillance program conducted at the University of Illinois' INHS Medical Entomology Lab, best practices for tick bite prevention, and suggestions on land management to reduce tick encounters.  Holly Tuten will present.

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