"Slash Walls" and innovative forest regeneration strategies - potential applications for silvopastures?

The link below is for a blog on the Cornell forestry forum related to using logging debris (slash) for exclusionary fences to protect forest regeneration from deer pressure (or livestock pressure).  This strategy could also be adapted for managing thinning residues in silvopastures, and reducing heavy understory vegetation during the conversion process to forages. 

http://cornellforestconnect.ning.com/profiles/blogs/forest-regenera...

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