By Kurt Krueger
IT APPEARS that opposition to a proposed deer browsing study on 900 acres of public land near Palmer Lake isn’t unusual, at least according to a state-published book on the subject.
The book was found by Mike Duew of Land O’ Lakes, who is not too keen on the plan to lock up public forest acreage for this study. It was written by biologists Burton Dahlberg and Ralph Guettinger.
Back in the 1940’s, the Wisconsin Conservation Department employed 23 enclosures in northern and central counties for the purpose of studying deer range carrying capacity.
The predecessor to the Department