ShelterIIsland, All in on tick control: Multi-faceted approach discussed August 12, 2014 New York

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All in on tick control: Multi-faceted approach discussed August 12, 2014 New York, Shelter Island Reporter 
...  the expected $100,000 coming from New York State for expansion of the 4-poster program — feeding stands that brush deer with a chemical that kills ticks — is in many ways a game changer. The funds give the town the money to expand the 4-poster program while allotting more funds to cull the herd... Dr. Bill Zitek, a retired veterinarian and former member of the Deer & Tick Committee, said the 4-posters are “a very functional method of reducing ticks.” ...


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