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06/29/18 12:13pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Wildlife Biologist Sue Booth-Binczik told attendees at the Thursday night Deer & Tick Forum to set goals and realize that reducing the deer herd is critical to cutting down on tick-borne diseases.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Wildlife Biologist Sue Booth-Binczik told attendees at the Thursday night Deer & Tick Forum to set goals and realize that reducing the deer herd is critical to cutting down on tick-borne diseases.

If there’s a single indicator that tick-borne diseases are of critical interest to Islanders, it was manifested by more than 100 people who came out on a rainy Thursday night to hear strategies to combat the illnesses. (more…)