Lone Star Ticks - can transmit bacteria that cause human monocytic ehrlichiosis, a potentially debilitating and dangerous disease. If you believe you may have located a Lone Star Tick, email Susan Paskewit, a local lead professor at the University of Wisconsin is interested in collecting specimens found in Wisconsin.
West Nile Virus - disease transmitted by a certain breed of mosquito which can be spread to humans, birds, and horses. People can report dead birds found near their homes to the following hotline: (800)-433-1610.
Oak Wilt - a fungal disease which can quickly kill an oak tree.
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