The U. S. National Tick Collection at the James H. Oliver, Jr., Institute for Coastal Plain Science (Georgia Southern University) and the CDC Southeastern Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases are offering the “3rd Annual Tick Workshop” at Georgia Southern (Statesboro, GA).
Ground Transportation: If flying, we recommend arrival and departure at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport.
Classroom Materials Needed:
laptop; a shared folder will be created for class notes and reprints
sweater and/or jacket for classroom due to cooler temperatures
Attire for Field Work:
long pants (to protect from ticks and poison ivy)
Flagging and dragging materials, as well as vials, labels and mosquito repellents will be provided.
Schedule of Activities:
Saturdays will be field work days
Workshop will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020
Please do not complete the Workshop Interest Form unless you are fully committed to attend the two week program. We request that participants from state and/or federal institutions, as well as students, provide a letter from their supervisor confirming that support is available for travel and per diem. Those who do not confirm their attendance one month before the beginning of the workshop (April 20, 2020) will be removed from the participant list in order to allow people on our waiting list to step in.