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Burning Piles

In this video, Spenser Bradley, an Alabama Extension forestry, wildlife, and natural resources regional agent, discusses how to burn piles safely.

Fore more information on prescribed fires, see the following Extension publications:

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Heading/Strip Head Fire

In this video, Spenser Bradley, an Alabama Extension forestry, wildlife, and natural resources regional agent, discusses managing strip head fires.

Fore more information on prescribed fires, see the following Extension publications:

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Alabama’s Black Bear

…ent studies have found these populations could be expanding.

Norm Haley, an Alabama Extension forestry, wildlife and natural resources regional agent, said the decrease in the number of black bears was due to several factors.

“Black…

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Venomous Snakes of Alabama

…how to identify and avoid these snakes.
Six Venomous Snakes
Bence Carter, an Alabama Extension forestry, wildlife and natural resources regional agent, said the six venomous snakes of Alabama include the Eastern coral snake, copperhead, c…

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Summer: Prime Time for Ticks

…mptoms and seek medical help if needed.
Finding a Host
Dr. Beau Brodbeck, an Alabama Extension forestry, wildlife and natural resources regional agent, said ticks have several ways of finding and attaching to hosts.

“Ticks find their…

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Avoiding Poisonous Plants

…son just touching poison ivy, oak or sumac. Andrew Baril, an Alabama Extension regional agent of forestry, wildlife and natural resources, said problems occur with these plants when someone crushes the leaves or stem and releases the oils.

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Milling Dimensions: Characteristics of Portable Sawmill Owners and Operators

…bitstream/handle/10415/2322/Complete%20dissertation%20FINAL.pdf?sequence=2. 318 p. Mississippi State University. 2013. Natural Resources Enterprises. Online. Internet. http://www.naturalresources.msstate.edu/. Website. Richardson, RA. 20…

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Harvesting Pine Straw for Profit: Questions Landowners Should Ask Themselves

…Pine Stands.” Georgia Forest Productivity Publication Series. University of Georgia: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. Available at http://www.bugwood.org/productivity/pdfs/pinestraw.pdf.

Kelly, L.A., T.R. Wentworth,…

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Chronic Wasting Disease: What to Know

…a deer with CWD.
Cases of CWD

Mark Smith, an Alabama Extension specialist and professor of forestry, wildlife and natural resources, said that CWD has been around for a while, but the major spread of the disease has been relatively re…

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Assessing and Managing Storm-Damaged Timber

…m (CRP) or the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), alert the local United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) or the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office and request guidance on salva…

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Beaver Control in Alabama

… If beaver are to be shot at night, special permission must be obtained from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Dam Removal
Water backed up behind a beaver dam may place standing timber or crops under stress and…

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Common Birds of Prey in Alabama

…reat Horned Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl

More Information
For more information visit Alabama Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Extension online or contact your county Extension office.

Download a PDF of Common Birds of Prey in…

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Alabama Stumpage Price Trends (2007–2016)

Timber price reports for Alabama are produced by TimberMart-South (TMS), based in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia. TMS provides quarterly and annual timber price updates, market newslett…

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A Guide to Analyzing Forestry Profit Potential

Introduction
“How can I make money from my forestland?” is is a common question that many landowners ask. In difficult economic times, forest assets are seen as a potential source of additional income; however, timber prices may …

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