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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:  Holmes County Ag Educator Gary Graham provides a video on tick information video presentations regarding tick borne diseases, OSU Extension tick courses, videos, information Tick prevention, removal, identification, diseases etc. 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