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Converting open ground to bedding

I've got a 4 acre field that borders some timber. It's bottom ground and has a few cedar tree's but is mostly open. My plan is to turn this into a bedding area, primarily for does (or whatever wants to stay there). I already have plenty of food plot space and am definately short on bedding/thick cover.
My question is what are the best plantings to accomplish this? My initial thoughts are to plant approx. 2.5 acres to CIR switch grass and plant the rest in cedar tree's and some brushy stuff like dogwoods, etc. The switch grass would sit between the existing/new cedar tree's and the timbered bottom.
Any suggestions or recommendations?
If it's bottom gound the best bedding and thick cover you could get going is a big patch of willows.
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