Sampling for Ticks in the Meadowlands

Bergen County Department of Health Services Staff sampling for ticks in the Meadowlands
The Gulf Coast Tick was found recently by the  Bergen County Department of Health Services in the Meadowlands for the first time. The Gulf Coast Tick transmits the spotted fever rickettsiosis in humans

Sampling for the Marsh Mosquito (Aedes taeniorhynchus) in the Meadowlands

Matthew Bickerton, entomologist  from the Bergen County Department of health services
The marsh mosquitoes are the most common mosquito in the eastern coastal areas of the Americas, and is responsible for a large part of mosquito insecticide applications
MRRI summer Intern student Athavan Shanmuganathan from Cornell University
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