We’re Not Winning the War on Feral Hogs. Yet.

Jan 4, 2023 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

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…

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Start Your War on Invasive Plants by Winning Small Battles

Mar 11, 2020 Moriah 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….

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Hunt and Gather: Venison Roast and Wineberry Cobbler

Jan 26, 2015 Bruce 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…

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Hack-and-Squirt for Timber Stand Improvement

Jan 16, 2013 Lindsay 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…

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Plant This, Not That

Sep 12, 2012 Matt 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…

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