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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks and Plant Diseases


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Tick Identification Lab - Tick Management

Although management of tick populations can be a challenge, reducing exposure to ticks is critical in avoiding Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections. Unfortunately there is no one single control method that will eliminate tick exposure on its own. An integrated pest management (IPM) approach relies on a combination of practices to prevent or manage pest issues through the most economical and ecologically sound measures. By utilizing the following strategies in an integrated approach, exposure to ticks can be reduced.

 

 

 

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Contact Information

UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks and Plant Diseases
491 College Avenue
Orono, Maine 04473-1295
Phone: 207.581.3880 or 800.287.0279 (in Maine)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System