Cancelled - Ticks and Diseases, More than Lyme Disease
Free and Open to the Public
Madeline Island Museum
Speaker: Benjamin Clarke, PhD. Professor Biomedical Sciences, and University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth
Program: Summer is great time for exploring the woods and hiking the trails.
However, there are creatures that love to hitch a ride as you walk.
Ticks emerge as the snow melts and begin searching for a blood meal.
They will also look for a snack in the autumn during the first freeze.
Are you prepared to enjoy our beautiful outdoors free from tick bites?
Join us; we will discuss ticks, where to find them, how to identify the types of ticks, and what diseases they could share with you.
We will also discuss Lyme disease and other infectious diseases spread by the black-legged tick