prescribed fire

Small Scale, Bow-Range Burning for Better Deer Hunting With Dr. Disturbance

Jul 14, 2021 NDA Staff

In this week’s episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we are talking with Dr. Marcus Lashley of the University of Florida Deer Lab about how small scale fires — or bow-range burning as he…

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NDA’s Guide to Prescribed Fire

Feb 4, 2021 NDA Staff

Prescribed fire is a great way to set back plant succession and improve habitat on a hunting property. While many land managers once avoided fire due to safety concerns, improved techniques, training and information has…

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Fire Up Your Deer Hunting With a Prescribed Burn

Jan 15, 2020 Brian Grossman

  No other habitat management practice can positively impact as many acres in such a short period of time and for as little money as prescribed fire. Many state wildlife agencies have been taking advantage…

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Try Bow-Range Burning for Archery Attraction

Aug 8, 2018 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

What is “bow-range burning”? It’s part of a concept that is torching a lot of old rules about the use of prescribed fire and shaking things up in the world of deer habitat management. How…

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The Best Fire Frequency for Deer Habitat

Jan 2, 2018 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

Prescribed fire improves deer habitat, and if it’s practical where you hunt, you should learn to burn. That’s a message we have harped on for years, and as more deer hunters have begun to use…

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4 Ways to Light a Prescribed Fire

Oct 22, 2014 Craig Harper

Prescribed fire is an excellent and cost-effective technique for setting back existing vegetation and stimulating fresh growth from the seedbank and from sprouting, which increases the quality and quantity of deer forage and cover. To…

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Get Ready to Use Prescribed Fire

Oct 22, 2014 Craig Harper

A deer and habitat management program can gain considerable benefits from the use of prescribed fire. Here’s my advice on how to prepare for a burn. Before implementing any prescribed fire, it is critical to…

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Burning Questions: Can Fire Reduce Tick Abundance?

Jul 25, 2013 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

I start itching as soon as I begin reviewing trail-camera images taken this summer in Georgia. Deer at a particular suburban Georgia site are seething with ticks. Look at the ears of the poor doe…

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