"1. To test the effectiveness and economy of erecting a deer use control fence on a large area. 2. To test the relative merits of an outrigger electric fence and an in-line five-wire electric fence. 3. To measure the effect of deer use control on northern hardwood reproduction. 4. To compare the effect of deer on forest vegetation in areas subjected to timber stand improvement as contrasted to untreated forest area."
Wildlife Habitat Improvement Investigations in the Central Adirondack Mountains
Patric, Earl, "Temporary white-tailed deer use control in northern hardwood silviculture by means of the electric fence" (1966). Adirondack Wildlife Research Project Reports Funded by the Pittman-Robertson Act. 4.