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Art Lander’s Outdoors: Winter is the best time to start wildlife management work on your hunting property

With hunting seasons winding down, now is the time to start habitat work on a property being managed for wildlife. Weather permitting, you’ll be finished, and ready for plantings in the late winter and early spring. Creating a good habitat for wildlife is an ongoing process of seasonal mowing, timber management, planting forage and allowing some areas to naturally regenerate. Habitat has to be maintained...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: Begin final prep
now for opening of archery deer season

In late summer, when archery deer season opens, deer are feeding in fields the late afternoons. (Photo courtesy Bing Images)   With the opening of archery hunting for deer just weeks away, landowners and hunters should be making final preparations for the season. This includes land management practices such as seasonal mowing, planting winter wheat, clover or other fall crops to establish a cool...

Art Lander’s Outdoors: Begin final prep now for opening of archery deer season

In late summer, when archery deer season opens, deer are feeding in fields the late afternoons. (Photo courtesy Bing Images)   With the opening of archery hunting for deer just weeks away, landowners and hunters should be making final preparations for the season. This includes land management practices such as seasonal mowing, planting winter wheat, clover or other fall crops to establish a cool...