Improving Deer Habitat Across the State November 19, 2014 Michigan

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Improving Deer Habitat Across the State November 19, 2014 Michigan, DNR News
... Over 1,300 oak saplings were planted in western Mackinac County this spring to increase hard mast for deer.  The plantings were focused on areas that have been hit hard by beech bark disease (BBD), and also in deer wintering complexes.  BBD areas will see a large loss of beech nuts, and the oak acorns that are produced in the future will help to mitigate some of the loss from BBD... 


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