Ticks, And How Are They Adapting?

Mar 21, 2019

With Spring arriving and many of us getting outside, ticks will no doubt be doing the same thing.

On this edition of WSIU INFOCUS, we visit with some tick experts to learn more about this amazing

creature, which has survived on the earth a long time.

We will also hear about the link between climate change and the movement of ticks, and the movement of tick-borne illnesses.

To learn more about ticks, and Lyme Disease browse to:  http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hblyme.htm

On this segment we will hear from Tyler Hedlund, a tick expert with the United States Department of Agriculture.  We will also hear from Dr. Brian Allen