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Thinning Loblolly Pine Stands To Benefit Wildlife & Timber Production

… reaches maturity at around 80 years.
A common misconception is that loblolly and other southeastern pines create poor wildlife habitat. In particular, many believe that common game species, such as wild turkey and deer, prefer hardwoods. …

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Wild Neighbors: Living with Urban & Suburban Wildlife

…pecially when they howl in the middle of the night, slither through your yard, chew on your house, and steal your food. Wildlife neighbors certainly can present problems at times. Yet Wildlife also can be beneficial and even enjoyable neigh…

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Meet the Team – Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Extension

Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Extension
The mission of the Alabama Extension Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources Team is to provide the latest science-based information available to make decisions regarding the manageme…

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Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP)

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is a hands-on natural resources program that is dedicated to teaching Wildlife and fisheries habitat management to junior and senior level (ages 9-18) 4-H and FFA youth across the United States….

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Prescribed Fire: Promoting Better Forest and Wildlife Management

In this four-part series, you will learn the importance of prescribed fire for forest and wildlife management. Specific elements covered will be site conditions, weather, and timing.

In 1942, R. M. Canarro, writing in the Jou…

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Chronic Wasting Disease: What to Know

…me meat from 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 …

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Chronic Wasting Disease

…at from CWD-positive deer.
What can I do to prevent the spread of CWD?
First, follow the law. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries has established laws regarding the movement of deer carcasses and body parts into Alab…

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Protecting Pollinators in Urban Areas: Safe Use of Integrated Pest Management

…the treatment of choice in terms of safety to applicators, to other people using the site post-treatment, to vertebrate wildlife, and to pollinators. Other reasons for their use include environmental impacts, effectiveness against target pe…

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