Resources

TICKS

How to avoid becoming a meal while hunting for yours | By Dr. Heather Kopsco

 

Six tips you need to know to protect yourself and your family from ticks and tick-borne diseases. These tips are for anyone who spends time recreating outdoors, whether hunting, hiking, gardening, etc.

[PDF available here]

 

Instructional Videos

Preventing Tick Bites | By JM Mui

Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Preventing Tick Bites.” YouTube, uploaded by Jen Mui, 20 December 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANCxFDcIoNo&t=7s

How to remove a tick | By Jen Mui

Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Removing a Tick.” YouTube, uploaded by Jen Mui, 3 April 2013, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ViAHKwTzjs

 

 


For more information on ticks, please visit the Education and Outreach page, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois.