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Webinar: Slash Walls: An Effective and Feasible Approach to Growing the Next Generation of Forests

Join Cornell University Cooperative Extension Foresters Peter Smallidge and Brett Chedzoy to learn how slash walls ( are tilting the battle to protect regenerating woodlands from detrimental deer browsing.  This novel approach of building impenetrable deer barriers at low cost from logging slash was developed at Cornell’s Arnot Teaching and Research Forest in 2017.  Seven years and dozens of slash walls later across the Northeast are showing that this scaleable and cost-effective practice shows very promising results to sustain diverse and productive forests.