Shelter Island, Ed Brown calls for public meeting on culling deer herd October 23, 2013 New York

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Shelter Island, Ed Brown calls for public meeting on culling deer herd October 23, 2013 New York, shelterislandreporter.timesreview.com 
...  the 4-posters, which conservative estimates peg at about $5,000 a unit.  These units are stands that deer feed at and are then brushed with a chemical, premetherin, which kills ticks. There is substantial evidence that the units significantly reduce the tick population... A conservative estimate by the New York State Department of Conservation counts somewhere between 35 to 50 deer per square mile in Suffolk County ... 


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