Effective Monday, August 3, 2020:

University of Maine Cooperative Extension buildings are currently CLOSED in an effort to ensure the health and safety of the community, and to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Beginning in early August, University of Maine Cooperative Extension buildings  and county offices will reopen following UMaine guidance and protocols. Exact dates have not yet been determined. Please check this site for updates or feel free to call the office for updated information.

However, please note that UMaine Extension is operating and staff are working remotely.

To contact the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tick Lab, email us at:  tickid@maine.edu


Protect Yourself from Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

Submit a tick specimen to the Tick Lab for identification or disease testing.  Learn more about the tick species found in Maine and explore the ways you can prevent tick bites.

View our NEW interactive map of tick submissions in Maine



The Tick Lab is part of the Pest Management Unit within the new Cooperative Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM