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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • January

Hog sounder size should determine trap choice

Trapping probably is the most effective feral hog control technique available to most land managers.
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  • 2014
  • August

Nature manages native plant communities

Several things drive native plant communities: sunlight, soils, water, herbivory, fire and rest. We could learn a few things by paying attention.
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  • 2014
  • March

Drip torches facilitate effective prescribed burns

If I could have only four tools to conduct prescribed burns or fight wildfires, they would be matches, a drip torch, an accurate weather forecast and a power sprayer with a water tank transported by a vehicle.
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  • 2014
  • January

Duck abundance depends on impoundment traits

Characteristics and management of a pond or marsh influence its ability to attract migratory ducks.
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  • 2013
  • October

Management increases chance for trophy bucks

Most deer hunters, including me, are fascinated with large antlers. We generally want to see or harvest bucks with large antlers. "Trophy buck" is commonly used to describe a buck with large antlers; however, trophy buck means different things to different people.
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  • 2013
  • May

Conserving roost sites helps maintain Rio Grande turkey

Fall and winter roost habitat may be the most critical and limited Rio Grande turkey habitat. Wild turkeys roost in relatively tall, mature trees with large crowns, spreading horizontal branches, and relatively few woody plants and tall herbaceous plants under their canopies.
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  • 2013
  • January

Move coarse, volatile fuels away from firebreaks

Coarse and volatile fuels cause problems when located too close to firebreaks during prescribed burns. Coarse fuels are woody materials that burn for a relatively long time, such as brush piles, snags, logs or stumps.
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  • 2012
  • October

Food Choice Plays Key Role in Attracting Migratory Ducks

An understanding of duck food preferences is important when managing impoundments and wetlands to attract migratory ducks. Dabbling ducks and wood ducks are the focus of most duck hunters and duck habitat managers in southern Oklahoma and northern Texas.
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  • 2012
  • September

Mourning Dove Abundance Can Be Managed

Mourning dove is the most abundant dove species, the most abundant game bird and one of the most abundant songbirds in southern Oklahoma and north Texas. Many people enjoy watching, feeding, photographing and hunting mourning dove. Yet, it is surprising how few landowners and land managers manage for dove.
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  • 2012
  • April

Panel-Type Parallel-Bar Fish Barriers

A parallel-bar barrier is probably the best option to prevent adult fish passage through spillways. Parallel-bar barriers are especially important for ponds stocked with grass carp.