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Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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April 27, 2023 @ 6:30 pm


Tick Talk (Online)

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Join Delaware’s tick biologist to learn all about tick biology, ecology, behavior, and associated health risks. Learn how to identify the most common species in Delaware, why they’re a bigger problem than ever before, and practical tips for keeping your family, pets, and yard tick safe.

This program takes place online Thursday, April 27.

About the Instructor:
Ashley Kennedy is the Delaware state Tick Biologist. She earned her MS (2013) and PhD (2019) in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. She has previously worked at the Army Public Health Center tick lab, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, and the National Zoo.

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