There is no shortage of evidence to document that deer negatively impact the forest
regeneration process. A presentation on 12/8/2020 for Penn State University Cooperative Extension addressed the basic strategies to limit deer impacts and some tactics within the deer exclusion strategy.
Slides 2 and 3 include several resources that relate to the topic, include links to scientific papers that are publicly accessible.
The presentation here as a pdf. Woodlot%20regeneration%20-%20deer%20impacts%20and%20regeneration%20...