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URI to host neighborhood tick control demonstration May 14

Date: 5.14.2006

WHO: Nate Miller, a URI tick expert, along with other URI scientists and tick control experts.

WHAT: A tick control and disease prevention demonstration aimed at teaching the public how to eradicate ticks from their yards and reduce their risk of becoming infected with tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease. The event will feature a demonstration of how to create a "tick-safe zone� on your property, as well as tips for personal protection and protecting pets. Vendors of tick control services will be in attendance.

WHEN: Saturday, May 14 at noon.

WHERE: Brown's Farm Drive, Kingston

CONTACT: For more information contact Todd McLeish in the URI News Bureau at 401-874-2116.

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