Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 5, 2013

Coming Saturday: Deer causing damage to Leelanau orchards

— SUTTONS BAY — Don Gregory has farmed his family’s fruit orchards in Leelanau County for four decades, and he's quite familiar with the challenge of keeping deer away from his prized cherries.

This year the fight is different, he said. And tougher.

Large bucks, he said, increasingly are rubbing their antlers against his cherry trees, stripping the bark and killing the stock.

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