Shelter Island, Tick tests show reductions: ‘Significant change’ cited in certain categories July 28, 2015 New York

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... In samples taken at 10 locations on the Island in June, the numbers of a particular category of ticks — Lone star nymphs — have remained down significantly since 4-poster units were deployed on the Island seven years ago... As deer feed, their necks are coated with the tickicide permethrin...


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