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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1992), which involved a developer whose application for a building pennit for a residential subdivision - already downsized to accommodate a deeryard which the developer discovered after purchasing the land - was denied by Vermont's District III Environmental Commission on the ground that the proposed development violated the state,s growth control regulations.
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.
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.
Comparison of a deeryard and a mooseyard in Nova Scotia.
In 1996 there were more infected gastropods in deeryard areas (5.
A third type of deeryard created by artificial feeding is common in the Upper Peninsula.
Deer-cedar interactions during a period of mild winters: implications for conservation of conifer swamp deeryards in the Great Lakes Region.
Regeneration of northern white cedar deeryards in upper Michigan.
Migration and seasonal range dynamics of deer using adjacent deeryards in northern Michigan.
Deeryards are areas of conifer forest that intercept snow, leaving less snow on the ground, providing thermal cover, and allowing for more deer mobility.