Shelter Island,Deer management February 13, 2014 New York

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Shelter Island,Deer managementFebruary 13, 2014 New York, Shelter Island Reporter, K.C. Baily
... The National Science Foundation lists the white-footed mouse as the main carrier of Lyme disease (see:nsf.gov/news/special_reports/ecoinf/lyme.jsp). Could the terrible mange epidemic of a few years back that destroyed our fox population lead to the explosion of our mouse population? Has any of this been explored? ... Time to move on from killing deer as the solution. It hasn’t worked in the past ...


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