Deer impact on native regeneration after invasive species removal

– Village of Arden Forest Committee – The Arden Woods is a New Castle County-designated Critical Natural Area and has been significantly impacted by the spread of invasive flora species. A recent increase in the local deer population compounds this problem. Deer browse preferentially on native species, giving the invasive species an advantage. Volunteers from the community donate many hours each year to the removal of invasive species. The specific objectives of this project are to clear a 5000 ft2 … Continue reading Deer impact on native regeneration after invasive species removal