Southold Residents: 'Lyme Disease is a Silent Crisis' October 11, 2012 New York

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Southold Residents: 'Lyme Disease is a Silent Crisis' October 11, 2012 New York, Patch.com
... John Rasweiler, a member of the Southold Town Deer Management task force, which formed in 2008, said that the minimal number of deer taken through the Town's hunting program is no longer enough to battle tick borne illnesses on the North Fork. [deer density not correlated to Lyme] ... The panel, made up of a doctor, a resident of Shelter Island — which has recently found success in quelling tick populations through a “4-poster” tick management study — a representative of the Empire State Lyme Disease Association, and a deer management expert from the Department of Environmental Conservation ... 


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