Deer Habitat in a Squirt Bottle part 2: Tools, Teams and Techniques
Jan 27, 2021Lindsay Thomas Jr.
Removing surplus or non-native trees and shrubs to restore sunlight to the ground, fueling a rebirth of deer forage and cover, is a great way to rapidly improve deer habitat. Dr. Craig Harper of the…
Deer Habitat in a Squirt Bottle part 1: Add Great Deer Habitat by Subtracting
Jan 20, 2021Lindsay Thomas Jr.
If I ask you to imagine going outside today and creating some great deer habitat, what do you picture? Did you think of something you could add, like seeds or trees you can plant? Let’s…
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…
Hunt and Gather: Sumac Lemonade and Venison Tenderloin Medallions
Jun 29, 2017Bruce and Elaine Ingram
As fellow QDMA member Bryce Clingenpeel and I are driving down a rural road in Botetourt County, Virginia on a late July day, he suddenly slams on the brakes, quickly parks his truck on the…
The 3 Biggest Obstacles to Creating Young Forest Cover
Mar 27, 2017Tim 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…