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Find another way
To the Editor:
I am one of the 15 homes — and Legion Hall — directly abutting Fiske Field. In this regard, I am highly concerned by the potential well contamination that would result from spraying such a large area with tickicide. (more…)
PHOTO: SCOTT FEIERSTEIN / RED SWEATSHIRT PHOTOGRAPHY Shelter Island T-Ball team before a game at Fiske Field.
An infestation of ticks at Fiske Field — owned by the Shelter Island School District — has had some Islanders and visitors concerned. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Deer & Tick Committee member Craig Wood talked at the May 3 meeting about revising the Island’s brochure to make it more reader-friendly.
Shelter Island’s Deer & Tick Committee members, who held back information on the number of seer on the Island to prevent residents from drawing conclusions from incomplete data, revealed at its May 3 meeting that there may be as many as 1,200 deer here. (more…)
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A deer brushing against a permethrin-soaked post as it feeds at a 4-poster unit. State funds could be on the way to maintain the program.
Supervisor Jim Dougherty has informed the Town Board there could be state money flowing to the town for the battle against tick-borne diseases. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO A lone star tick.
Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could one day be part of the arsenal used in the battle to reduce the incidence of tick-borne diseases on Shelter Island. (more…)