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10/13/15 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Deer & Tick Committee Chairman Mike Scheibel informed the Town Board how the committee wants to allocated funds for 2016.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Deer & Tick Committee Chairman Mike Scheibel informed the Town Board how the committee wants to allocate funds for 2016.

With an enhanced focus on culling Shelter Island’s herd, the Deer & Tick Committee is looking into hiring Connecticut-based White  Buffalo, a nonprofit considered a leader in controlling white-tailed deer populations.

Anthony DeNicola, who heads the group, would train two local hunters in White Buffalo methods at a cost of about $1,500 per day for a two-day course. (more…)