14 July 2010

Summer Outdoor Safety

For the week of July 18th, 2010

Summer is a time for boating, swimming, hiking and camping. But you do need to exercise caution. Pests like mosquitoes and ticks can sometimes carry dangerous diseases. Lakes and rivers can also have contaminants that are harmful to humans and pets alike. This week, we’ll learn how you can stay safe from these summertime hazards.

Part 1: Dave Neitzel, Vector Borne Epidemiologist, MN Department of Health

Part 1

Part 2: Jim Cotner, Professor of Ecology, University of Minnesota

Part 2