Tick Talk: a forum on Lyme disease in the Adirondack Park

PAUL SMITHS, NY (11/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Ticks have moved north and are now in the Adirondacks. Join The Wild Center and Paul Smith's College at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6., for a forum on Lyme disease featuring five regional scientists and health professionals who will share their professional knowledge and expertise on Lyme.

After the forum, stick around for a complimentary coffee hour sponsored by Carpe Insectae. Chat with the presenters and Paul Smith's College students to learn more about the recent research on Lyme disease and to ask your questions. You can also share your personal stories about Lyme using our storytelling kiosk. Our presenters include Brian Leydet from Trudeau Institute, Jennifer Gallagher from High Peaks Animal Hospital, Jonathan Krant from Adirondack Health, Tim Sellati from Trudeau Institute and David Patrick from the Paul Smith's College Adirondack Watershed Institute.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.wildcenter.org/calendar.

The Wild Center is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. until the end of March. For more information, visit www.wildcenter.org.


At Paul Smith's College, it's about the experience. Paul Smith's, which was founded in 1946, is the only bachelor's degree-granting institution of higher education in the Adirondacks. Our programs – in fields including hospitality, culinary arts, forestry, natural resources and the sciences – draw on industries and resources available in our own backyard while preparing students for successful careers anywhere. For more information: www.paulsmiths.edu.