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Plantings for Wildlife

Three of the most important requirements for game and nongame wildlife are shelter (cover), food, and water. Increasing or decreasing the abundance of a particular wildlife species on your property will be a matter of altering the relativ…

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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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Weed Control and Wildlife Enhancement in Recreational Fish Ponds

Weed Control and Wildlife Enhancement is part seven of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Aquatic weeds are a common problem in farm ponds. Some aquatic vegetation might be good for the pond. Rooted aquatic vegeta…

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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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Field Guide to The Identification of Japanese Stiltgrass

…r of forest lands throughout the eastern United States. Infestations can impact the diversity of native species, reduce wildlife habitat, and disrupt important ecosystem functions. Stiltgrass is considered one of the most damaging invasive …

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Stop Cogongrass Hitchhikers

…mental invader.

Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) is a noxious weed that reduces forest productivity, destroys wildlife habitat, and affects rights-of-way. It can spread quickly by hitchhiking on skidders, road graders, mowers, foo…

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