Effective Monday, May 18, 2020:

University of Maine Cooperative Extension buildings are CLOSED to the public until June 30, 2020 in an effort to ensure the health and safety of the community, and to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

However, please note that UMaine Extension is operating, staff are working remotely, and ticks can still be submitted to the lab.

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