Downloadable resources

TickReport brochure:

This tri-fold brochure offers instructions for tick removal and describes the testing and research offered by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at UMass Amherst. The left-side panel of the interior includes a blank space to mount one of our Tick ID Tools or to print contact information for your office. Get the PDF version here: TickReport Brochure with blank panel

Permission for use and reprinting is granted by LMZ, provided that it is printed in its entirety and nothing outside of the blank space is altered.

 

 

Tick Coloring Page – blank

A scale image of an Ixodes scapularis (deer) tick.

Useful for educators and parents to support tick identification lessons. Downloadable as a .PDF

 

 

Tick Coloring Page – with labels

A scale image of an Ixodes scapularis (deer) tick, now with labels of tick anatomy.

Useful for educators and parents to support tick identification lessons. Downloadable as a .PDF

 

 

Tick Coloring Page – with quiz blanks

A scale image of an Ixodes scapularis (deer) tick, with call-outs and blank lines to allow assessment of tick anatomy learning.

Useful for educators and parents to support tick identification lessons. Downloadable as a .PDF

 

Tick Management Handbook by Kirby Stafford

Revised in 2007, this handbook provides information on North American ticks and their behavior and feeding process. It also offers advice on approaches to keeping ticks off of people and property. Get the PDF version here: Stafford Tick Mgmt Handbook

Permission for use and reprinting is granted by the author, provided that cover/front matter remain to give credit.

 

Tick Repellent Fact Sheet

Recommendations from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension on tick repellents, with estimated protection time and prescribed concentrations. Get the PDF version here: CCCE Repellent Fact Sheet

Permission for use and reprinting is granted, provided that CCCE credits remain unchanged.

 

 

Deer Tick Trail Sign

Trail sign developed by Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Includes tick pictures, pathogen warnings, and recommendations for hikers. Get the PDF version here: CCCE Trail Sign

Permission for use and reprinting is granted, provided that CCCE credits remain unchanged.