Conservation Connection – Avoiding ticks

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – If you spend any time outdoors in Missouri, you’re likely to encounter ticks. These pesky pests carry the possibility of disease, like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, and Lyme disease. Dan Zarlenga with the Missouri Department of Conservation visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss how you can avoid unpleasant encounters with these bugs.