Bartlett Tree branches out to help URI tick research

KINGSTON, R.I. — June 2, 1999 — The F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Co., an international arboriculture company headquartered in Stamford, Conn., continues to support deer tick research at the University of Rhode Island through a partnership with URI’s Center for Vector-Borne Disease. James B. Ingram, vice president of the company’s New England division and Christopher Fletcher, arborist for the Rhode Island Office located in Seekonk, Mass., recently presented a check for $10,000 to Dr. Thomas Mather, an entomologist who heads the URI center. Bartlett Tree offers the best professionally applied tick control program on the market today, according to Mather. For More Information: Jan Sawyer, 401-874-2116