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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of overbrowse.
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Someone who does not have access to private hunting land but dumps a bucket of corn on some overbrowsed and overhunted public land, where legal to do so, is no less of a hunter than the guy who tills, plows, plants and fertilizes his high priced, biologically engineered clover patch and then hunts it or the guy who plants corn, only to leave it stand for the deer he hopes to shoot.
Doing one small plot in an overbrowsed area won't last long.
Many areas in Mississippi are overbrowsed and need help.
Such plantings also keep native vegetation from becoming overbrowsed.
If you want to see real animal suffering Brucie boy, just go to some overbrowsed plot of suburban woodland where the deer herd is going through the long, slow process of starvation because people like you got the local authorities to ban hunting in the name of "animal rights."
"For more than 70 years, we attempted to manage for more deer than the land could sustain by subjecting bucks to intense hunting pressure, while providing does with too much protection," says Alt. "That produced an unhealthy breeding ecology and, more important, forests that in some areas are so overbrowsed that they're practically deserts.