Nuts and Acorn

nuts and acornThe forest of The University of the South is dominated by oaks and hickories; as such, it is a forest of nut-producing trees. Here, too, there is plenty ofwildlife: nuts and acorns are a food source for many birds, such as wild turkeys, ruffed grouse, bluejays, woodpeckers, and grackles. In addition, mammals, including raccoons, deer, mice, and the ubiquitous gray squirrels, count them as an important part of their diet.

Nuts and Acorns of Sewanee's Forest brochure