Land management for deer a puzzle April 8, 2012 Arkansas

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Land management for deer a puzzleApril 8, 2012 Arkansas, Arkansas Online 
“Typically, blocks of woods in Arkansas are left unmanaged, meaning that they turn into closed-canopy forests. Landowners could harvest less desirable species, like hickory and sweet gum, and leave deer friendly, mast-producing trees, like persimmon and white oak... More importantly, thinning woods allows the sunlight to reach the forest floor, encouraging the growth of forbs and browse,” ... Dick Baxter and Cory Gray of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission ... 


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