Both public perception and data indicate that Lincoln has a high incident rate of individuals who have had a tick-borne disease, especially Lyme disease.
The task force was convened to address the pervasive problem of tick-borne disease.
Studies and resources from the Town of Boxborough:
HuffPo article from 4/27/2012 – Fighting Back Against Lyme Disease by Dr Leo Galland
Tick-borne Illness: Living in a Hot Zone and What to Do About It – April 17 Emerson Hospital
Information on spraying with the minimal-risk botanical compound IC2: