County deer study completed May 16, 2012 California

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County deer study completed May 16, 2012 California, Mount Shasta Herald
... the California Deer Association awarded Siskiyou County a $30,000 grant ... Other studies have shown bitterbrush to be an essential part of the fall and winter diet of mule deer... Leslie Taylor [reported] ... vegetation on plots treated with low intensity prescribed burns recovered better than on plots where burns reached higher intensities... data also showed that bitterbrush recovered better on plots where it had been cut at a level of two feet from the ground versus plots where it had been cut to two inches from the ground... 


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