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Ticks are nothing to fool around with.  They can carry diseases that have long-term health consequences.  Learn more about ticks, identifying specific ticks, their biology, lifecycles and habitat as well as what you can do to prevent tick bites and tick-borne diseases.  The links below contain some good information to get you started: video presentations regarding tick borne diseases, OSU Extension tick courses, videos, information University of Rhode Island.  Tick ID, tick habitat info, tick protection  send a tick in, and receive a report about what disease causing microbes the tick may be carrying, including Lyme disease

Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases