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Peconic Land Trust Presents Tick Smart on Long Island

How-to
Event
September 20, 2020

The presence of ticks in our natural environment on Long Island cause many to hesitate to venture out. This moderated Zoom presentation — videotaped on Thursday, September 17, 2020, with tick experts will help you better manage exposure to this pest and give you confidence to explore the outdoors again.


Moderated by Melissa Parrott, Director of Environmental Education and Outreach with the Central Pine Barrens Commission, our panelists include the following experts in the field:

  • Moses Cucura, Entomologist, Suffolk County Vector Control
  • Daniel Gilrein, Entomologist, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
  • Tamson Yeh, Pest Management and Turf Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
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Resources:

Tick Surveillance Program

Suffolk County’s Tick Pathogen Surveillance Program

https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Health-Services/Public-Health/Preventive-Services/Arthropod-borne-Diseases/Tick-Surveillance-Program

Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases

https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Health-Services/Public-Health/Preventive-Services/Arthropod-borne-Diseases/Ticks

TickTalk with TickReport Webinars

UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology and UMass Extension

https://ag.umass.edu/landscape/education-events/ticktalk-with-tickreport-webinars

Connecticut Tick Management Handbook

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/caes/documents/publications/bulletins/b1010pdf

US Environmental Protection Agency : Find the Repellent that is Right for You

https://www.epa.gov/insect-repellents/find-repellent-right-you

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