Problems & Damage Deer are abundant in forested areas and populated neighborhoods across the United States. The pests frequently venture into yards to eat vegetation. They consume the bark on trees, as well as nearly 500 different types of flowering and ornamental plants. Deer in backyards destroy gardens and landscaping, which can result in significant monetary losses. Prevention & Removal There are some preventative measures available to annoyed property owners. Fencing is one of the best options for excluding deer from backyards. Other methods include scare tactics or the use of repellants, though these are potentially harmful to the environment and residents' health. Serious problems always merit a call to professional wildlife control services. The trained technicians at Critter Control understand the best ways to remove deer in the backyard without creating additional problems.