Forces fighting the national war on feral hogs can boast a series of minor victories in small skirmishes, but the swine are still dug-in across a wide territory. That’s the main take-away from the 2022…
Start Your War on Invasive Plants by Winning Small Battles
Mar 11, 2020Moriah Boggess
As wildlife managers, we must control pesky invasive plant species to improve habitat and promote native vegetation that serves as both cover and nutritious forage for deer and other wildlife species we wish to promote….
Hunt and Gather: Venison Roast and Wineberry Cobbler
Jan 26, 2015Bruce and Elaine Ingram
“There are white oak acorns all over the woodlot up the hill,” the landowner said when I arrived for a scouting session a week before Virginia’s Urban Archery Antlerless Season began. “That’s where I want you…
Hack-and-Squirt for Timber Stand Improvement
Jan 16, 2013Lindsay Thomas Jr.
Planting the right trees and removing the wrong ones can both be part of effective deer habitat management. You might need to remove trees for timber stand improvement (selecting low-value tree species to allow sunlight…
Plant This, Not That
Sep 12, 2012Matt Ross
Oh man! I could not believe it. In an effort to relax and wind down from a long day, I had just sat down, flipped on the television to my favorite hunting channel and proceeded…