Extreme drought conditions in the state are beginning to affect the Central Coast's signature oak trees June 9, 2015 Calironia

California Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... Although prehistoric evidence suggests that oaks are drought tolerant, Tietje said the drought conditions put them on an entirely different level of tolerance.  Oaks are also an important source of food for many wildlife species like deer.  Acorn production has severly reduced and it's a major food source for deer...

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