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Newtown residents seeking a Lyme-free Newtown with deer-free roads,
a recovery of the woodlands and the return of native plant and bird
species within 5 years

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"White-tailed deer impacts are significant. Unless something is done, habitat degradation will continue." and "There will be a continued decline in the biological diversity of the state."
- Connecticut Audubon Society

"Reducing deer densities to below 10-12 per sq mile has been shown to substantially reduce tick numbers and human Lyme disease."
Kirby C. Stafford III, Ph.D., Vice Director, Chief Entomologist, Connecticut Agricultural Department



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Deer Tick Nymph

The Facts Regarding Deer Densities and Lyme Disease

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