OCCA Lecture Series to Focus on “Ticks and Lyme Disease”
The OCCA/Mohican Farm Be Informed Lecture Series program, "Ticks & Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know" has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 27 at 6:30pm at Elm Park United Methodist Church in Oneonta. The program features entomologist, Dr. Carmen Greenwood and Theresa Oellrich, RN. Originally scheduled for mid-February, the program was postponed due to bad weather.
Greenwood, an entomologist at SUNY Cobleskill, will discuss the life cycle and habits of ticks, focusing in particular on the black-legged (deer) tick. Oellrich, the communicable disease coordinator for the Otsego County Health Department, will cover Lyme disease and its impact on human health.
The program is free, but pre-registration is appreciated. Visit www.occainfo.org for more information or to sign up for the program.
Founded in 1968, OCCA is a private, non-profit membership group dedicated to promoting the appreciation and sustainable use of Otsego County's natural resources through education, advocacy, resource management, research, planning, and practice. For more information on OCCA, or to donate, visit www.occainfo.org.