Spatial quantification of white-tailed deer habitat of a wetland-dominated landscape in Central Lower Michigan, 2016

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Spatial quantification of white-tailed deer habitat of a wetland-dominated landscape in Central Lower Michigan.. The Free Library. 2016 Michigan Academy of Science Arts & Letters 07 Aug. 2016 
...  Moist soil units, lakeplain prairie, and bottomland hardwood forests demonstrated high habitat suitability for white-tailed deer but were not significantly different from one another. These wetland types did, however, have significantly higher deer habitat suitability than perennial marsh and agriculture vegetation types. Our results will help managers make better informed wildlife habitat management decisions by anticipating wetland areas that have the highest potential for deer habitat suitability, and impacts of deer herbivory...


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