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Deer Auto-Conveyor












Deer within a suburban ecosystem are not evenly distributed, but occur in pockets of high density in a lower density background.  Deer in high density pockets can be induced to either migrate to a low density area, or out-migrate to the surrounding wilderness, via a device called the Deer Auto-Conveyor (DAC).  A DAC is a permanent or temporary physical structure comprising longitudinal fences, cross fences, underpasses/overpasses and one-way gates.  It is a passive-looking construct, and yet, it can use the kinetic energy of the deer to convey them in the direction desired over various distances, at controllable speeds, from days to weeks to months to years.  No harassment, herding, chasing, or capture is involved.


There are two different types of DACs - Static DACs and Dynamic DACs:







A Static DAC conveys deer from Point A to Point Z by means of two parallel longitudinal fences going full-length between A and Z, with cross fences between them, each with a one-way gate opening in the A-->Z direction.  One way gates can also be installed on the sides of the DAC opening inward, for deer along the way to enter the DAC.  The length, width, number of cross-fences and the number of one-way gates of course vary from DAC to DAC and from place to place.  A very long DAC could contain many cells.  Each DAC will be highly individualistic.  Once installed, it will just sit there, conveying deer by their own power, without any further need for labor input except nominal maintenance.  If there is a fenced highway going out of town, a static DAC can be built along side it, using one of the existing fences as one of its longitudinal fences.  Physically, a Static DAC can also follow power lines out of town.  If geographically feasible, the main problem of a Static DAC is cost (fencing mostly).
A Dynamic DAC is more labor intensive, but it uses much less fencing.  It is probably more workable in more places.  It basically comprises just two adjacent cells - A and B, with Cell B closer to Z than Cell A.  Cell A can be initially established by building a roughly rectangular perimeter fence surrounding a deer herd to be conveyed to Z.  The herd can live in Cell A while Cell B is being built.  Supplementary feeding will be probably required to minimize vegetative damage.  After Cell B has been built, a one-way gate can be installed in the common fence between Cells A and B, allowing deer to enter B, but not the other way around.  Food can be used as enticement from deer to go through the gate.  After all the deer have moved into B, Cell A can be dismantled, and the fencing used for it can be moved to the Z-end of B, with which to build Cell C.  Deer will move from B into C by means of a one-way gate between B and C.  After they have all entered C, B can be dismantled, and made into Cell D... etc.  If a cell is square and measures about 1/8 mile per side, The total amount of fencing per cell is 1/2 mile, and Cell A and Cell B together will be use less than 1 mile of fencing in total, since the two cells share a common fence.  As for the labor to leap-frog A to C, and B to D, and C to E, and D to F, etc., it can be provided by city work


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