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Dr. Maillard studied the effects of over-abundant deer on the soil in the forests of Haida Gwaii. Studying islands with varying years of deer habitation, Dr. Maillard found that long-term deer presence modified soil microbial community structure and slowed down litter decomposition, but forest restoration through removal of deer is possible.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry (PhD) - graduated in 2020

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