Hunting for ticks in the Adirondacks

Professor Lee Ann Sporn from Paul Smith’s College, collects ticks in the Adirondacks to learn more about what diseases they’re carrying and how dense they are in different areas. On June 19, Sporn used a white drag cloth through the woods in Essex County to collect the arachnids. Video by Gwendolyn Craig

About Gwendolyn Craig

Gwen covers environmental policy in the Adirondacks. Contact her at (518) 524-2902 or gwen@adirondackexplorer.org. You can also follow her on Twitter, @gwendolynnn1.

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