Learn about the work municipalities are doing to restore forest health on their public open space. We will learn about research by Dr. Kelly and Dr. Van Clef on the damaging effects of deer overpopulation and exotic invasive species on tree regeneration and survival in our region’s forests. The speakers will also present case studies from towns taking an active role in managing their forests. Description: Learn about the work municipalities are doing to restore forest health on their public open space. We will learn about research by Dr. Kelly and Dr. Van Clef on the damaging effects of deer overpopulation and exotic invasive species on tree regeneration and survival in our region’s forests. The speakers will also present case studies from towns taking an active role in managing their forests.

Resources:

Forest Health Deer and Invasives flyer

Assessing Forest Health in Central New Jersey_March 2018b

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