Everyday practices for TickSafe living
TickSmart™ focuses on providing people at risk for dangerous tick encounters with simple, effective strategies – everyday practices – for TickSafe living. Our goal is to make tick-bite protection easy so that you’ll actually “do it”.
VIDEOS — Tick Prevention and Protection
Check out these videos made in collaboration with our partner, Insect Shield, to maximize the reach and impact of some of the most effective tick bite protection and disease-prevention strategies.
Dig a little deeper
Hidden in the Leaves is the story of University of Rhode Island entomologist Thomas Mather and his team’s efforts to help people see the risks for serious tick-transmitted disease lurking in an increasing number of rural, suburban and even semi-urban landscapes in the eastern United States.