Forest Journal: Winter in New Hampshire a time for survival of the fittest January 18, 2014 New Hampshire

New Hampshire Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... Deer don't experience severe winter tick infestations. They tend to groom off questing winter ticks in autumn...Overwintering deer ticks may be reduced by extreme cold. That good news translates into a reduction in future rates of human Lyme disease... In winter forests devoid of low browse, chainsaws toll a deer dinner bell. Local logging operations temporarily increase availability of natural foods at ground level ... 

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