deeryard

deer·yard

 (dîr′yärd′)
n.
A somewhat sheltered area where deer congregate during the winter.

deeryard

(ˈdɪəˌjɑːd)
n
(Animals) a place where deer congregate to spend the winter
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A third type of deeryard created by artificial feeding is common in the Upper Peninsula.
In 1996 there were more infected gastropods in deeryard areas (5.
A main goal of the present study was to examine the idea that deeryards might serve as foci for transmission of P.
111) First, the developer had not lost the right to possess the deeryard area, nor to exclude the deer.
The opinion defines "deeryard area" as "winter habitat for white-tailed deer," as identified on a state-prepared deeryard map.
Now, with so much of the nation settled and developed, managing a deeryard means keeping the hardwoods out of softwood stands--in effect, freezing forest succession at a particular site--because the animals have nowhere else to go.
Comparison of a deeryard and a mooseyard in Nova Scotia.
Our previous work in Michigan hardwood forests near deeryards revealed that 100-m-radius point-count locations with abundant balsam fir had higher relative abundances of BTBWs than locations with dense, deciduous-dominated understory (Hall 2002).
1) were dominated by coniferous overstory and comprised the habitat type typical of deeryards in this region (Van Deelen et al.
Deeryards are areas of conifer forest that intercept snow, leaving less snow on the ground, providing thermal cover, and allowing for more deer mobility.
Migration and seasonal range dynamics of deer using adjacent deeryards in northern Michigan.