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Hello fellow bird banders, I am part of a three-university research team that is investigating the ecology of tick and pathogen invasions (e.g., black legged ticks and Lyme disease). We're submitting a grant proposal with the primary goal of determining the degree to which wild birds are involved as hosts for ticks and associated pathogens, and transporting them to new locations. We plan to form a network of banding stations across the midwest and south-central US from which we will collect data on ticks and pathogens carried by birds. We are particularly interested in working with sta