- Escholz, Williams E.
University of Maine
Moose (Alces alces) make relatively high use of early several stages of forest, succession for foraging throughout their range (Telfer 1970, Cederlund and Okarma 1989). Regeneration after clearcutting creates areas of abundant hardwood browse that moose utilize during winter (Peek et al. 1976). In Maine, after harvest herbicides are commonly applied (3-5 years) to suppress broadleaf vegetation and hasten release of coniferous trees (Newton et aI. 1989).