The proliferation of winter tick due to climate change is impacting the health and reproduction of the moose population in Maine. In this episode, MDIFW Moose Biologist Lee Kantar reviews all things winter tick including how they differ from other ticks you may be familiar with and how they impact moose. Lee also introduces the Adaptive Management Study, an ongoing study to determine if lowering the moose population density can lessen the impacts of winter tick.

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