tick http://wxpr.org en It's Tick Time And That Means Be Ready http://wxpr.org/post/its-tick-time-and-means-be-ready <p>Next, in his continuing outdoor series "Wildlife Matters", DNR wildlife biologist Jeremy Holtz talks about what makes ticks tick, and how you can keep yourself from having the same problem is favorite dog happened to contract.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">DNR wildlife biologist Jeremy </span>Holtz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Listen again for "Wildlife Matters".</span></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Holtz 18055 at http://wxpr.org It's Tick Time And That Means Be Ready How Ticks Spread Disease, and Why There Won't Be Fewer of Them This Year http://wxpr.org/post/how-ticks-spread-disease-and-why-there-wont-be-fewer-them-year <p>With summer and tick season coming up in the next few months, today we talk with entomologist Phil Pellitteri…who ran the Insect Lab at the University of Wisconsin Madison for 35 years.&nbsp; He’ll be a guest at this month’s informal discussion series Science on Tap.&nbsp; WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski spoke with him about Wisconsin’s tick situation.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16004 at http://wxpr.org How Ticks Spread Disease, and Why There Won't Be Fewer of Them This Year Damp Weather May Encourage Tick Populations http://wxpr.org/post/damp-weather-may-encourage-tick-populations <p>If you’ve walked in the woods or in long grass lately…you may have noticed more ticks than usual. &nbsp;</p><p>Entomologists report the recent warm and damp weather could cause an upsurge in tick populations in Wisconsin.&nbsp; Rob Deede from the Oneida County Health Department says the best way to prevent tick-borne illnesses is to keep the ticks off in the first place.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:15:46 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3504 at http://wxpr.org Damp Weather May Encourage Tick Populations