The Deer Hunter’s Guide to Finding a Forester

Jan 30, 2019 Matt Ross

I recently received a question from an NDA member that went something like this: “I just purchased some land, and I’m looking to turn it into a great deer hunting property. I contacted a forester…

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The 3 Biggest Obstacles to Creating Young Forest Cover

Mar 27, 2017 Tim Russell

Young forest is an important cover type for whitetails. The dense thickets of shrubs, weeds, vines, seedlings and saplings in a young forest provide ample food and cover. For some, creating these conditions could be…

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Does Logging or Habitat Work Push Deer Away?

Oct 28, 2015 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

If you lease hunting land, few sights are more disheartening than the appearance of skidders, log loaders and logging trucks, especially just before or during hunting season. If you own your hunting land, you are…

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Don’t Fear the Reaper: Timber Harvest is Good for Deer

Jul 6, 2012 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

The reaper is coming to my family’s farm in Southeast Georgia, and I couldn’t be happier. It’s a tree reaper, also known as a feller-buncher. It will be joined by skidders, loaders, log trucks and…

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