Moose, Alces alces, Winter Browse Use in Central Labrador
Keywords:Moose, Alces alces, browse, logging, Labrador
AbstractTo determine the effect of forestry practices on the availability of winter Moose forage, we recorded Moose browse along four 250 m transects in each of five forest regeneration ages. Browse use was greater on 20- and 30-year-old regenerating stands as compared with recently clearcut stands (5 and 10 years old) or mature forest (> 150 years old). Willow (Salix sp.) followed by White Birch (Betula papyrifera) had the highest proportion of browsing by Moose.
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