For More Acorns, Don’t Fertilize Oak Trees. Maybe Cut Some Down.
Feb 19, 2020Dr. Craig Harper and Jarred Brooke
Acorns. If you are a deer hunter in a forested area of the eastern United States, it is likely you consider them a crucial factor in deer management. It is likely they influence your hunting…
7 Steps to Stronger Acorn Production
Jul 28, 2014Matt Ross
The key to improving acorn production in oaks begins with identifying the best acorn-producing trees where you hunt, and I shared an acorn survey technique for doing so in the first part of this two-part…
15 Tips for Planting Deer-Hunting Orchards
Jan 17, 2014Lindsay Thomas Jr.
I’ve been planting trees for deer habitat management since I started helping my dad when I was about 10 years old. I’m in my 40s now and still planting them. I’ve learned a lot about…
Red Oaks are Important in Deer Nutrition
Mar 27, 2013Lindsay Thomas Jr.
Start talking about planting trees for wildlife and the first question asked is bound to be: “Which tree species is best for me to plant?” Many people are hoping to hear there is one almighty…
Know Your Deer Plants: Swamp Chestnut Oak
Jan 14, 2013Matt Ross
When considering species to plant or encourage on deer hunting land in the Southeast, swamp chestnut oak should be near the top of your list. A member of the white oak family, swamp chestntut oak…