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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: Start habitat work now so you’re finished when warmth returns

Brushy areas and open land planted in high quality forage like clover is critical habitat for white-tailed deer during fawning. (Photo provided)   Winter is a good time to start habitat work on property being managed for wildlife. Weather permitting, you’ll be finished by the onset of warm weather.   Creating good habitat for wildlife is an ongoing process of mowing, cutting, planting and...