May 17, 2019: The Wisconsin Tick Team may be in your area! We are collecting deer ticks around the state and testing methods to get rid of them in two neighborhoods.
May 1, 2019: Many adult deer ticks and wood ticks are active now. Nymphs will become more active over the next month.
April 2019: UWMEL staff picked up almost 34 adult deer ticks over the Easter weekend.
April 2019: Check out the great advice for individuals and communities at the University of Rhode Island's TickEncounter website. Be TickSmart!
Ticks can be in your lawn!
Page over to check out the Tick App, our new tool for providing mobile information about ticks, Lyme Disease, and other tick-borne diseases. Get your ticks identified and learn about the activity of ticks in your county. Fill out tick diaries to keep track of your exposures and participate in a citizen science tick research project!