Restoration of Upland Forest Using Experimental Fencing Systems To Protect Seedlings From Deer Browse

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project involved creating a four-acre experimental area for testing the efficacy of short fences (arranged strategically around seedling planting areas) to improve seedling growth and survivorship.

Funded by: Point Lookout Farmlife and Water Preserve Foundation

Principal Investigator: Bernard W. Sweeney

Project Year: 2012

Related Publication: Riparian and upland afforestation: improving success by excluding deer from small areas with low fencing