scout troop posing for a group picture
September 30, 2019
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Erecting deer exclosure fence

$4,922 grant

99 volunteer hours

6 acres protected

Deer love to eat the buds of young trees. In an effort to protect new trees and promote long-term forest health, Friends of Zippel Bay State Park installed a deer exclosure fencing around 6 acres of forest. They partnered with a local Boy Scout troop to make it happen.

The Friends Group partnered with a Boy Scout troop to erect a deer exclosure around six acres of new forest.
volunteers gather around to learn their tasks for the day
Courtesy of Friends of Zippel Bay State Park
Completed deer exclosure fencing
Courtesy of Friends of Zippel Bay State Park
Friends and park staff pose with deer exclosure
Habitat restoration project deer exclosure Friends of Zippel Bay State Park
scout troop posing for a group picture
Courtesy of Friends of Zippel Bay State Park