Tick Information Session on April 29

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Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority is joining with representatives from the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit to offer a special presentation dealing with the growing spread and threat of ticks within the region.

The event, which takes place Saturday, April 29, at 2 p.m., will focus on how to identify ticks, how to protect yourself while still being able to fully enjoy the great outdoors, and information about Lyme Disease. The presentation is free and open to all members of the public. It takes place at the Nature Centre at the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area in Brockville.

To get to the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area, take Highway 29 north from Brockville to Tincap,
turn east on Debruge Road and drive for two kilometres to the main entrance. Admission to the event is free, but donations to the Friends of the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area will be happily accepted.
For more information about the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, visit www.crca.ca or call (613) 546-4228 x 500 or toll free in the 613 region at 1-877-956-CRCA (2722).
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