April 30, 2022

Deer Exclosure

Deer Exclosure

Since 2022

In New York, US


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Welcome to the Deer Exclosure!

Deer populations in the Northeastern United States are relatively unchecked due to the absence of predation. Binghamton University's campus is no exception; due to a lack of wolves and mountain lions, the deer population hovers around 260 instead of the 15-20 it should ideally be. 

As a result, the deer over consume any plants within their reach, including saplings. The forest can not regenerate since no new trees can grow to replace fallen ones. This exclosure is one of many that will show how the forest ecosystems can recover when not influenced by excessive deer populations. 

About Binghamton University

The State University of New York at Binghamton is a public research university with campuses in Binghamton, Vestal, and Johnson City, New York. It is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York system. 


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