Why do the plants on the new Kootenai River Islands look so brown? May 30, 2016 Idaho

Idaho Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... The Kootenai Tribe is trying out a new way to protect the freshly planted vegetation from being eaten by deer, beaver, geese and other wildlife. Last summer the Tribe’s contractors wrapped the new plantings in bundles of already dead branches and brush to protect them from browsing by wildlife while the plants get big enough to survive on their own ...

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