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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES WITH DR. KIRBY STAFFORD

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. on Zoom, Registration required 

Dr. Kirby Stafford will present an illustrated virtual talk on Tuesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. for the Essex Library on tick-borne diseases and tick-bite prevention. His talk will also cover the emergence and surveillance of new tick species in Connecticut, basic tick biology, and highlight his research on various practical methods and issues for tick control.  

Dr. Kirby C. Stafford is Chief Scientist (Head) of the Department of Entomology and State Entomologist at The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station research area is the ecology and control of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, and more recently, the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum. Dr. Stafford has authored or co-authored 86 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, review chapters on tick management in two books, produced a Tick Management Handbook, and serves on regional and national tick-related committees. Dr. Stafford obtained his PhD in medical-veterinary entomology from Texas A&M University in 1985, a Master of Science degree in entomology at Kansas State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in entomology at Colorado State University.  

This virtual talk on Zoom is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please see: https://www.youressexlibrary.org/adult-services/adults-featured-events/ or call the Essex Library at: 860-767-1560. 

Details

Date:
July 27
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.youressexlibrary.org/

Venue

Essex Library
33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Phone:
860 767-1560

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