Restoration of the Iconic Pando Aspen Clone: Emerging Evidence of Recovery
June 9, 2019
Pando, the world’s largest living organism — and possibly its oldest — is being destroyed by the voracious appetite of mule deer. According to the authors, “Humans have eliminated predators,” Without wolves prowling the area, deer populations not only explode, but the deer that do frequent an area become more brazen. Instead of moving on quickly, they linger and munch on the nutrient-rich sprouts to their hearts’ content.
Author(s): Paul C. Rogers & Jody A. Gale