Shelter Island, Deer & Tick Chairman: Don't count out sharpshooters February 7, 2014 New York

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Shelter Island, Deer & Tick Chairman: Don't count out sharpshooters February 7, 2014 New York, Shelter Island Reporter
... during the three-year period in which 60 4-posters were deployed around the Island ... from 2008 through 2011, there was a decline in the numbers of ticks ... During the spring and summer of 2012, the town went it alone, deploying only a quarter of the number of 4-posters and the same was true in 2013, with just a few more units deployed. Tests showed a major increase in the tick count here, resulting in plans this year for the town to deploy 34 units ...

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