Ticks on Cape Cod

 

Join the DCLT and Barnstable County's Entomologist, Larry Dapsis, for an engaging and informative talk about Ticks! 
"Lyme Disease is the most prevalent infectious disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis.  In addition to Lyme, deer ticks can carry the pathogens which cause Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Relapsing Fever and Powassan virus, all of which can be very serious. This program will review the basic life cycle and ecology of ticks, incidence rates and distribution of tick-borne illnesses in addition to a database under development on infection rates of ticks.  A three point protection plan will be presented:  Protect Yourself, Protect Your Yard and Protect your Pet.  Tick-Borne Diseases are preventable."

 
The event will take place on May 11th at 11:30 AM at the West Dennis Library.

 

This talk is free and for members only, but registration is required.

Have a question? Give us a call at 508-694-7812 or email us at kgarofoli@dennisconservationlandtrust.org

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