Ellsworth American previews ‘Tick Talk’ by Dill

The Ellsworth American reported Griffin Dill, an integrated pest management specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will present “Tick Talk” at 5:30 p.m. April 18 at Flexit Cafe & Bakery in Ellsworth. The program is free and open to the public. It is presented by Heart of Ellsworth as part of the 2018 Community Conversations series, according to the article. Dill, who coordinates UMaine’s Tick Identification Lab and is pursuing a Ph.D. in ecology and environmental sciences, will discuss how to recognize the different varieties of ticks found in Maine and understand their life cycle, as well as learn how ticks move and ways to reduce exposure, the article states.