We are so lucky at the nursery, the deer rarely cross the open space around us so we seldom have deer visitors. Many of our customers are concerned about deer. The publication from OSU extension has lists of plants that are more less deer resistant. But be forewarned, not all deer have read the publication. If in doubt test plants before installing a major landscape.
Living with Wildlife Series - Deer Tips on identifying the deer, plants they rely on for food, fencing them out, or ways to attract them, even a recipe for home made deer repellant. http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/deer.html
Lions and tigers and bears - Oh My! And for all those other critters: bats, beavers, bears, cats, coyotes, moose, muskrat, oppossum, gophers, rabbits, racoons, otters, skunks, squirrels. birds, reptiles and amphibbeans - WA dept of fish and wildlife has some tips for us. http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/species/