Shelter Island, Pesticide used in 4-poster tick-killing, deer-feeding stations now legal on Long Island January 28, 2012 New York

New York Urban Deer Management News Archive

After many years of debate, political wrangling and scientific investigation, New York State has joined the rest of the lower 48 in approving for widespread use the permithrin-based pesticide that is applied to the heads and necks of deer as they feed on corn at “4-poster” deer-feeding stations... It follows a three-year 4-poster test program on Shelter Island and Fire Island conducted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension ...

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